Interesting Topics Day

Well today is a day of interesting topics, Pony Express Day and Tweed Day. Two of my favorite things!! I’ll start with tweed.

I have a love of all things tweed. I always hope that I have a seat buddy on a plane wearing tweed. I assume this is because I figure that if they are wearing tweed they must have interesting stories. Tweed=Intrigue. It’s a wonderful fabric. Just delightful. Here are some interesting pictures I found regarding tweed.

So fly with your tweed dunks.

Reason #47 I love London. There is a tweed bicycle race.

I didn't mean to make this about Harry Potter, but I'm not sad I did.

Are you my professor?

Tweed is a beautiful textile. And even better one of my favorite shows discusses tweed. If you haven’t watched How I Met Your Mother, I’m sorry for your loss. But seriously, you need to watch it. It’s like Seinfeld meets Friends. Nothing is better. Barney, a character you would know about if you were up on your HIMYM knowledge, makes fun of Ted for wearing tweed to seem cool. Ted is a professor, and as you can see above, tweed is the fabric of higher education. Barney also has deep thoughts on blogging, to be discussed at a later time.

And now for Pony Express Day. First of all, I’m in Bartlesville for the night. I may or may not be going to a Lady Gaga concert tomorrow night and I didn’t want to drive all the way from Norman. So I’m sitting here talking to my dad (aka, number one fan) about what the holiday for the day was. I mentioned Pony Express. My dad says, and I quote, “I think we have a member of the pony express in our family history.” Doubtful, but a man can dream.

So I don’t know much about the pony express, aside from the fact that they delivered the mail across the country. Cool. But this is better, and funnier. Enjoy.

http://www.hulu.com/embed/HDFtzMTUTim8yzr4ip2daA

So that’s what I’ve got.

Sincerely,

I definitely may be going.

PS: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/newstopics/howaboutthat/8424588/International-pillow-fight-day-celebrated-worldwide.html

Someone celebrated better than I did. Cool.

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  1. stbdds

    You should gift me those tweed Jordans…for good friday, or ash wednesday, or my 80th birthday…You know I’ll wear them.

    ps I’ll buy…

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