Tom H. Hastings

Earth day mercifully free of commercialization

How many holidays do we have? Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January, Valentine’s Day in February, Easter in March or April, Earth Day in April, Memorial Day in May and so forth.

Of those few examples, two were declared in my adulthood. New holidays take time to catch on and embed themselves in the culture. They can stray from their roots. Christmas is for consumerism. Veterans Day is to promote war. Thanksgiving is for football.

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