It’s been a quiet day at Grand Sierra

I started out the day with another rumination in bed before getting up.  In Spanish, seven is siete, eight is ocho, nine is nueve, and ten is diez.  So we have September, which is the ninth month, October which is the tenth month, November which is the eleventh month, and December which is the twelfth month.  How come?  Even if you account for the fact that the new year used to begin on April 1 (hence April Fools Day for those who forgot and wished people a Happy New Year after the change), the months would still be off.  Anyone got a clue what that’s all about? Continue reading