Italian schools have made "wine tasting classes" part of the curriculum for First Graders starting next year. 

- It's known as their "Ernest & Julio Down By The Schoolyard Program". 

- They're even launching a cartoon to show during class called "Dora the Drunk Explorer". 

- The kids will be known as "Cabernet Sauvig-youngs". 

- And at school parties, the kids will play "Pinot the Tail on the Donkey". 

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The Secret Service caught an intruder trying to jump the White House fence on Sunday. 

- Poor Al Gore. He's still trying to find a way to get into the White House. 

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Donald Trump announced that part of his plan to reduce the national debt would be to sell off hundreds of government buildings that are not being used. 

- For example, the Capitol Building.  

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An Intel survey found that most Americans would share their private data for money. 

- With one exception... Hillary Clinton. She won't even do it with a court order. 

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The Prime Minister of Spain is vowing to get rid of "siestas" - the traditional three hour break Spanish workers take during the afternoon. 

- Here in America, McDonald's is vowing to get rid of the "McSiesta" where the workers spend three hours intentionally screwing up customers' drive thru orders. 

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Caitlyn Jenner will join the cast of the TV show "Transparent". 

- Let's just hope she doesn't wear "transparent" pants. 

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My Alma Mater Syracuse did not make it to The Big Dance after being defeated by North Carolina in their Final Four match-up. But Congrats to them for making it almost all the way! Villanova vs. North Carolina for the NCAA Championship Title tonight at 9:19pm. 

Have a great day and I'll see you back here Tuesday!

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-Dick