So it is sort of de rigueur that one post something about that great fifteenth century mariner, Cristobal Colon, on this date. It is marked on your calendar as “Columbus Day,” presumably because we Anglo-types cannot correctly pronounce “Colon.” Well, yes. Chris did not find what he set out to find, did not know what it was he did find, and is remembered in the annals of history as a great explorer. Works for me.
Image courtesy University of South Florida
Yes, I am aware that the Federal Uniform Holiday Act has changed
Columbus Day from October 12 to some Monday in October, but you
know what foot-draggers some old guys can be. Stuck in the past,