One of my resolutions is to Celebrate holiday breakfasts. However, I've realized, that resolution should actually be framed as a subset of more general resolution, something like Celebrate minor holidays or Find occasions for festivity.
In any event, I followed this resolution on Leap Day this year. I'd been feeling oddly thrilled by the approach of Leap Day, but it hadn't occurred to me to celebrate it, until I heard someone else's plan.
At an event in Dallas a few weeks ago, a woman told me that she was taking her four kids out of school on February 29 for a day of fun. I was enchanted by this idea, but I'm too much of a Hermione to pull my daughters out of school. Instead, I picked them both up and swept them away for an afternoon of special adventures.
First, we went to Ripley's Believe It or Not Odditorium in Times Square. I figured that was an appropriate thing to do: Ripley's celebrates the unusual and rare, and Leap Day is fun because it's unusual and rare.Read More »from Celebrate Leap Day, or Any Other Minor Holiday