Celebrating Labor Day in America

in lifestyle •  3 months ago

Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer in the United States. It is recognized as a federal holiday.

Reflecting back on my Navy days at sea, I recall sailing on the Navy's tin cans - Frigates and Destroyers - and at times in seas so rough that the entire bow of the ship would disappear before it rose mightely out of the water again, and again. I can remember seas so heavy that, if they were 40ft high, they could have easily been every bit of 50ft. The ship would plunge and shudder from bow to stern, and we always trudged on and got the job done. This Labor Day, we are all reminded of the hurdles and struggles over the course of our working lives, and celebrate in our annual national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

Sail on everyone, there's more work to be done! Have a safe and happy Labor Day! ~ RL

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enjoy your labor day weekend!

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I already have... don't forget, I'm a day ahead! 👉 🕔 😎

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I don't even know where you're located lol. If you mentioned it in a post, I didn't see it

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Ah, but all it takes is a little Columbo work! 😉

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Having FB friends in other countries, you have to be in one who is 12hrs ahead of America

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Here is the challenge, should you accept it... to determine my location. I am currently 15 hours ahead of Central Time. Where am I?

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Are you in Austrailia? The UK? These are places I know are least 12+ hours away.

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I think my user name gives me away!