My friend, Olga, called to wish me a Happy Women’s International Day. I said a barely peppy “oh, thank you.”
Ah, this is not a big one here in the states but in Moscow, Russia, where Olga is from, this is a national day off! She said Russia satellite tv was airing very festive shows and men brought presents and did nice things for their women. It sounds like a cross between Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day, both of which are not heavily celebrated in old country.
I had no idea this day was anything more than a nod and a calendar entry.
So to all you international Womens, Happy Day to You!