Tag Archives: Labor Day

On Labor Day and Hobbies

Work should not rule one’s life. I say that one week into the school year with a three-day weekend to run errands, take a nap, exercise, and play around with beeswax.  But I mean it.  And I’ll mean it in … Continue reading

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Why do we celebrate Labor Day anyway?

Before the early 1800’s, the United States was largely an agricultural country with an economy based on farms and farming.  People on farms and plantations worked from dawn to dusk, 12 to 14 hours a day, 7 days a week.  … Continue reading

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