Caesar was warned by a seer (a clairvoyant) to be on his guard against a great peril on the Ides of March. On his way to the Theater of Pompey (where he would be assassinated), Caesar saw the seer and joked "Well, the Ides of March have come," to which the seer replied "Aye, they have come, but they are not gone.""Ides" refers to the 15th day of March, May, July and October, and the 13th day of the other months. I wasn't able to find out why the difference in these months, but it doesn't really matter. Today is the Ides of March. It turns out that the day is celebrated every year with a toga run in the streets of Rome, in the same place where Julius Caesar was killed.
Today as I left the Y, I saw the cutest sight, a woman was leading a bunch of toddlers into the Y using a long rope with handles in it. Each toddler had his or her own handle, and I asked if I could take a picture of them. This is probably the only way you could safely have just one person take care of so many little ones on the sidewalk. Here's the picture (click to enlarge):