As holidays go, Labor Day gets no respect Labor Day? Already? You got to be kidding. How the hell did that happen? Eight months of the year have expired? 2017 is two-thirds over? That is … Read moreLabor Day 17
Labor Day is noted mostly for being a transition day. Labor Day. The last plastic souvenir sports bottle of lemonade on the dying coals of summer. Not so much a festive celebration as a beacon … Read moreLabor Day: When Fireworks Switch to Jack-O-Lanterns
Labor Day with the KKK promises “song, camaraderie and a generous helping of hate” Mississippi Burning, the Arkansas chapter of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK), has announced that it will a host a Labor Day … Read moreKKK Plans Labor Day with Bible Study and Cross-Burning Competition
Labor Day: This holiday is for you The plume of a great doom now looms. Talking about that wonderfully hideous first Monday in September — Labor Day. Yeah, sure, it’s a big time, bona-fide holiday, … Read moreThe Two Tooth Advantage
Musings on the Labor Day holiday In honor of all those hard-working people who are taking a day off (actually, only the people lucky enough to have bosses who still consider Labor Day a holiday … Read moreHow to Get the Most Out of Your Labor Day Weeke…Oh Look a Squirrel!
Journal entry: September 7, 2009 (age 40) – Labor Day Housework Marathon This afternoon, I wore a huge, frozen smile as I walked over to my wife, Amanda, and showed her the bottom of the … Read moreLost Journal: The Labor Day Housework Marathon
The creation of Labor Day was a 12-year struggle Webster’s dictionary tells us that Labor Day was “set aside for special recognition of working people.” That’s nice, but “set aside” by whom? It certainly wasn’t … Read moreWhere Labor Day Came from, and Where It’s Going