New Jersey Day
How would you represent the Garden State to the world?
I only found out about this on Thursday night, Prince Edward Island Day. The province donated giveaway items at the Canada vs. Switzerland hockey game, and when four massive boxes showed up in the the entertainer's green room during the first intermission, the hopeful rhetorical question was, "More tee shirts for the fans?"
Nope. They were hats.
With orange braids.
Prince Edward Island's contribution to Canada Hockey Place on PEI Day were Anne of Green Gables hats, from the 1908 novel by Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery, who had grown up on PEI.
What kind of things would the garden State showcase to the world if there was a New Jersey Day? Send an e-mail with your thoughts, however outlandish they may be, and I'll post them in this space later in the week.