Spiders, Bees, Butterflies and Procedures

The calendar tells us that today is the spring equinox. As I write this story the temperature outside my house is 16 degrees. I’m thinking that the calendar should adjust itself so that it is at least 40 degrees warmer on the first day of spring. Or maybe move the first day of spring to some time in May. We are able to change the clocks for Daylight Savings Time, why not the calendar?

The local schools used the calendar and declared last week Spring Break. Spring Break is different than when I was a kid. My Spring Breaks were like a long weekend. The school administrators gave the kids Friday and the following Monday off and called it Spring Break.

School administrators now give kids an entire week plus two weekends off and call that Spring Break. Administrators feel kids now need more than a couple days off to stay focused until the end of the school year. They can’t fool me! That’s just some politically correct Bull (construction language). The real reason is teachers have been dealing w