is important whether it’s a holiday or not. I enjoy this delicious
organic fruit, milk, and cereal that tastes wonderful, and helps keep me
This little bee is trying to take off after rolling in the pollen for about five minutes. I hope it doesn't get a ticket for FUI, (flying under the influence).
is not old enough to remember when we used actually have Labor Day
parades and picnics honoring America’s unionized labor force.
don’t know that it was collective bargaining that created the eight
hour work day, lunch hour, the five day work week, vacations, medical
benefits, and wages that allowed American workers the means to buy
automobiles, houses, and college educations for their children.
So I set
aside a part of my Labor Day to reflect upon the achievements of the
brave activists who put their lives on the line to improve working
conditions against violent and powerful opposition from industry and
Thank you Mother Jones, Rose Schneiderman, Kate Mullaney, and all the other people who dedicated their lives to demanding and instituting workers rights.
here in the North State, we are dealing with more smoke from the
wildfires. There still are plenty of people out enjoying the North State
on this Labor Day holiday weekend, (except for where the fires have
required closing portions of the forests and campgrounds).
Photo credit - Donee Pappenheim
I had the pleasure of singing and playing blues songs at the Jefferson
State Blues Society jam that takes place every Sunday at the Old School
I sang and played old standards at the Treehouse. Peggy Richardson,
(piano), and I play every Monday for the residents here at the
it's time for kids to go back to school, women to put away their white
shoes, and somewhere, in some other place and time, there are people
taking down the screens and putting up the storm windows.
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