October 18 is International Necktie Day, or, for the more hoity-toity among us, the International Day of the Cravat.
This day is primarily celebrated in Croatia, the birthplace of the cravat, (check out the Academia Cravatica) but there are necktie celebrations worldwide on October 18. Nevertheless, my husband insists that he won’t be wearing a tie for it. In addition, I know that women do wear ties sometimes, but . . . I just can’t see myself doing it. Do you think it counts if I loop a scarf around my neck before heading outside?
“Let love and faithfulness never leave you;
bind them around your neck,
write them on the tablet of your heart.”