The days of the week just blur into one for me most of the time. For many weekends of the year I'll be working but often I'll get some freedom on a random weekday; there's no pattern. As Mr SDS is in a similar situation, we're all over the place. The routines I grew up with, the ones I'd once thought were programmed into me forever, are now as meaningless as a footprint in melted snow.
It's true, the weekend sometimes still has a different 'feel' to it, probably due to other people's activities, but it's not like it used to be. I rarely get 'that Friday feeling' (although it can be artificially induced with an Indian takeaway and a bottle of wine) but then neither do I suffer the Monday morning blues. I do quite miss experiencing a kind of communal weekly mood, though.
The days of the week seemed even more defined in the era of my childhood when we knew that Saturday was for shopping, nothing was open on a Sunday, people ate fish on a Friday and Monday was 'wash day'. I'm not even sure if my mum did do the washing every Monday, but thinking about it still evokes a romanticised memory of linen pegged out on the line on a cool but sunny morning in the school holidays.
Perhaps that's why Monday is always a crisp, starchy white in my head: Monday
At least it's not blue. Saturday and Sunday are yellow. For some reason, Wednesday is green. Every day of the week is a colour as is every month of the year; January is mauve and September is yellow. They follow the pattern of their leading letters (S is always yellow). Reading up on it I find that this mild form of synaesthesia is not uncommon, and I'm sure if we were to analyse what is in our heads when we think of certain things there could be many which link to our senses... even if the idea of it doesn't actually make much sense.
Anyway. Is it too early to wish you a good (yellow) weekend?
Update: Reading the Wiki article (link above) about colour/letter synaesthesia I was pleasantly surprised to see that several commonalities have been recorded - I never knew this before. Yellow is frequently attributed to S apparently, and others that I perceive do appear to be the most common such as A being red (absolutely!) and O being white or black (white in my case). I've never spoken to anyone about this who experiences it too but there must be many!