Happy President's Day!

Monday, February 18, 2013

Presidents’ Day is an American holiday celebrated on the third Monday in February. Originally established in 1885 in recognition of President George Washington, it is still officially called “Washington’s Birthday” by the federal government. Traditionally celebrated on February 22—Washington’s actual day of birth—the holiday became popularly known as Presidents’ Day after it was moved as part of 1971’s Uniform Monday Holiday Act, an attempt to create more three-day weekends for the nation’s workers. While several states still have individual holidays honoring the birthdays of Washington, Abraham Lincoln and other figures, Presidents’ Day is now popularly viewed as a day to celebrate all U.S. presidents past and present.

I am away working today....but I had a great layover lunch in Palm Springs with my Stampin' Up! upline Jan P. This a photo of us in downtown Palm Springs. The statue of Maryiln Monroe is awesome!

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Anonymous said...

That is a huge statue! Enjoy yourself
Deb Molinari

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