OK, a little late in the day, but today is the Ides of March.
These photos are from mine and Mrs. Joe's recent trip to Rome.
This picture is of the old Roman Senate. Note, in the background, the tree to the left of the tallest column in the foreground:
That same tree is the one on the right in this photo:
This is the base of the trunk of that tree:
That is where Julius Caesar was stabbed to death on the 15th of March, 44 B.C.