Discover Your Inner Frenchman

Let’s go though this exercise again: An average worker in France gets 36 days of vacation. An average American gets 14 and uses only 11, 2007 Vacation Deprivation Survey shows. Why?

A topic for another Michael Moore movie?

A non-profit organization called Take Back Your Time, run by Cornell researchers, has been proposing a bill to Congress that would require companies to give employees at least 3 weeks of paid time off. If that sounds good to you, you can go to and sign a petition.

Joie de vivre!