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They say there’s a time and place for everything.

Mark Di Vincenzo is focused on the time — the best time — to fly, to see the Mona Lisa, to get a tattoo, to buy ketchup.

An awful lot of us just do everything on Saturday. Big mistake, he says. For buying, selling, traveling, working out, taking vitamins, making an offer on a house, seeing the dentist, getting married, filing for divorce — there’s a top time, he says, and he’s tracked it down.

This hour, On Point: "Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon." We’re talking about the time of our lives, with Mark Di Vincenzo.

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Mark Di Vincenzo joins us from Hampton, Virginia. He's the author of "Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon: A Guide to the Best Time to Buy This, Do That, and Go There." He worked as a journalist for 24 years, and, in 1997, founded the Business Writers Group, a company that writes for corporate clients.

This program aired on October 7, 2009.

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