Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day is not what it used to be.  Much like the 4th of July, Labor Day has a historical background that has been washed out by having a day off, sales, and get-togethers.  Hardly anyone seems to remember the origins of this day off and how laborers were killed during the strike that eventually lead to the federal holiday’s passing.  Instead of grumbling to work this weekend if you must or occupying yourself with shopping or even just doing nothing, consider the history of labor in the US that has brought us here today and how easy you really have it.  And good bye, August.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s