This year on President’s Day, we’re taking a step back from good furniture sales and the advantages of having a three-day weekend to explore a more frivolous — but all the while interesting — topic. In the past 245 years and 46 presidents, only three have worn glasses full-time. Theodore Roosevelt Our 26th president resided in the White House at the turn of the 20th Century and is famously known for his gruff-ness.
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We have a deep appreciation for eyes, as some of you may have only guessed. It’s not all just about glasses, contact lens, and making your eyes feel better and see clearer (although that is a major component). Having an appreciation for eyes also means having an appreciation and understanding of some of the eye’s most unique traits, even those seen in more than just humans. One of the rarer eye conditions is one that can also be rather eye-catching: heterochromia.
He knows if you’ve been sleeping. He knows if you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good so be good for goodness sake! The big man himself makes his appearance soon, so we’re taking a moment to ask one of Life’s big Christmas questions: why does Santa wear glasses? Anyone who has met jolly St. Nick or has at least seen pictures, artwork, or even caught a glimpse of him can recognize his iconic eyewear.