As with all long weekends, this last one was far, far too short. If it were up to me, three-day weekends would be the norm. Why not? You'd still get a respectable four days of work under your belt, but you'd also get an added day to enjoy the sunshine, slip off to the beach, and maybe even pick up a new hobby. In fact, I contribute my lack of surfing skills to the country's measly weekend allotment. With more three-day weekends our quality of life index would soar skywards, and I'd be riding waves in no time. If I were running for office, it would be the central point of my platform; really, it's a humanitarian cause. Read more...