Like some of my readers, I have today off. In Canada, its Thanksgiving, a very kewl holiday in my book. But in America, its a tribute to that greedy, stubborn asshat named Christopher
Don't believe me? Well - go read this informative wiki article - or indulge in thy doctor's brilliant snark in this post I made last year.
Truthfully, I much rather have Leifr Eiriksson day, or Native American Land Bridge Crossing Day. That would make sense IMHO.
However, I live in a state were they still worship long dead, questionable causes like Robert E. Lee (his day used to be Martin Luther King's Day - now the day after turkey-day) and Confederate Memorial Day.
But a day off is a day off - so WTF? It's still better than going to work.