Here’s something that only recently occurred to me: there are no federal holidays in August. Nope, we go from July 4th to Labor Day (September 4th this year) without a statutory holiday. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing–I really like work, but I do find it interesting in a sociological factoid kind of way. On the other hand, there are a good number of “National Days” in August. I don’t know about you, but I will definitely be celebrating National Root Beer Float Day on August 6th!