Before I quit my job, when I was working, a three-day weekend was kind of a double edge sword for me. I loved the extra day off, not having to work on Monday. However, my job was such (worked for physicians in a state facility for the mentally retarded) that when I returned on Tuesday, I would pay dearly for not being there on Monday. It put me further behind in my work, and the telephone calls were incredible. Not to mention the paperwork. Sometimes I would be so far behind I would actually go into work on either Saturday or Sunday to try to catch up. The solitude was amazing, and I got alot accomplished. When I did that, I thoroughly enjoyed that Monday off. You can't put a price on peace of mind. I used that extra day to work on my passion which is writing. Also, since I love going to the movies, quite often I would do that also.
Now that I am no longer working, I still kind of take advantage of a three day weekend. For example I took my grandson out to lunch and to a movie yesterday, and I'm spending tomorrow, Monday, with my granddaughter. I'm taking her to the Carousel Mall in Syracuse for lunch and shopping for her upcoming birthday this week. It's nice to do that and not have to go to work the next day.
Three day weekends are great, and I ALWAYS looked forward to them when I was employed. It's great for anyone to have that extra day off. I know alot of my co-workers would take Friday off and make it a 4 day travel weekend.
It's also great for parents to have that extra day to spend with their children.
Blessings, Sparklea :)