Happy Palm Sunday! It's April 17th. On this day in 1397, Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time to the court of Richard II. Like so many high school students since, they just stared and someone said, "Uh...what?" In 1986, the Three Hundred and Thirty-Five Years War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ended. I had a friend who graduated college in 1986, who had been there for what seemed that long. And 17 years ago today, the #1 song was...

"If the Good Die Young" by Tracy Lawrence.