Presidents Day

Presidents Day was February 15, 2016. I can remember when there was no Presidents Day so to speak and that February was a time to honor George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, both who had birthdays this month.

Some have said that General Washington, as he was referred to, was the more important of the two and it is true that this Presidents day did hit right on his birthday.

However, he was no more important than President Lincoln whose birthday was earlier in the month. Lincoln’s birthday was February 12.

When I was a boy, if you were a teacher, you could choose if you wanted President Lincol...