Tag: Labor Day

Another Camping reservation

We do have another camping reservation coming up in about ten days. I am off today on this fine Labor Day and my thoughts are turning to hiking trails and propane-fired camp stoves as I get ready to fire up our grill here at… Continue Reading “Another Camping reservation”

It’s Labor Day and you should…

It most certainly is Labor Day and you should take life easy today! I’m off and I hope you’re not having to put in your eight hours today. If you’d like to know a bit more about the history of this auspicious holiday, just… Continue Reading “It’s Labor Day and you should…”

Thoughts on Labor Day 2018

First of all, let me wish all my friends–especially those of you who work for a paycheck–a very happy and relaxing Labor Day! I come from a long line of working people. My grandfather was a mason and marble contractor in New York City… Continue Reading “Thoughts on Labor Day 2018”

What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?

Monday, Sept 4, 2017 Ben writes: Let me wish all of you who work for a paycheck a happy–and very easy–Labor Day. Don’t forget that we stand on the shoulders of workers who fought–and sometimes died–to give us things like safe working conditions, a… Continue Reading “What is Labor Day and Why Do Americans Celebrate It?”

It’s September 1st and I’m Thinking About…

It’s the first of September and I have some pleasant thoughts associated with this particular milestone in our annual journey. It means college football is about to start. That’s a marvelous thing. I look forward to it each year. It means that Labor Day… Continue Reading “It’s September 1st and I’m Thinking About…”

Fave Fotos: My Star Spangled Futon

Several months ago I found this amazing specimen of patriotic folk art at a discount store and brought it home. I’ve still not found a suitable place to hang it on the wall so it’s living against one wall of the dining room. I… Continue Reading “Fave Fotos: My Star Spangled Futon”