Happy St. Urho's Day
No, not St. UrSpo's Day (I know UrSpo. The man is no saint), St. Urho's Day. St. Urho, he who drove the scourge of grasshoppers out of Finland, thus sparing the Finnish wine harvest. St, Urho is the reason that I will never write my long dreamed of Field Guide to the Oedipodinae of Finland.
Celebrate by wearing royal purple and nile green! Alas, my nile green tie is at the cleaners, but I am wearing my royal purple shirt. I welcome any holiday that can be celebrated with wine and wearing purple.
Heinäsirkka, heinäsirkka, mene täältä hiiteen!
Hat Tip to Bug Girl.