I work at a 24/7/365 business so its only 28% of the work week.
see this classic Dilbert strip http://dilbert.com/strip/1996-04-18
It took me 28 hours to fly to Queenstown, NZ from Montana. Queenstown is a big mountain bike, ski resort area. Great area of the world to visit.
Tim Hortons have a few stores in Minnesota. They built a brand new one in Bemidji in 2017.
But yet, in several international sporting events, Puerto Rico competes as a separate nation. In that respect I can see why it gets mistaken as a separate country.
Here is what Wikipedia says about this, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Year’s_Dayfor full story.
Mesopotamia (Iraq) instituted the concept of celebrating the new year in 2000 BC, celebrated new year around the time of the vernal equinox, in mid-March.45 The early Roman calendar designated March 1 as the new year. The calendar had just ten months, beginning with March. That the new year once began with the month of March is still reflected in some of the names of the months. September through December, our ninth through twelfth months, were originally positioned as the seventh through tenth months (septem is Latin for “seven,” octo is “eight,” novem is “nine,” and decem is “ten.”)
Dakota was formed as a territory in 1861 which included present day North and South Dakota plus most of Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho. There was a separate war with the Sioux Indians in the Dakota territory that coincided with the US Civil War.
the boss is rich enough that he probably has a VIP ER that he can go to with no waiting.
http://www.gocomics.com/stonesoup/2015/03/13 Here is a recent strip with Phil’s last name in it, Yes, it is Jackson.
One of them died earlier today (April 1).