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Saturday, August 30, 2008

Happy Labor Day 2008!!

I always think of my Grandpa on Labor Day. He came to the United States so he could have freedom, and a good job to provide for his family. Grandpa and Grandma had eight children, during the depression, and my mother would relate on how they all worked together, including the kids, to keep their home.
My grandpa retired from Dodge Motors in Detroit many years ago. He worked hard all his life, including building several homes. We are blessed to be in America where work is readily available. It may not be the work we may want or like, or the pay what we feel we should get, but work is always around. I hope you and your families enjoy this holiday, to celebrate all the advancements of labor today and enjoy a Day of No Work!! Be safe.

8 comments:

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Hi, I just wanted to thank you for stopping by to visit me today !
Come again soon !

celestina marie said...

You said it all best!! and a great reminder to all Americans.
Have a wonderful Labor Day and great week ahead.
hugs, Celestina
la rea rose

Shelia said...

Hi Ceekay! Happy Labor Day to you, too!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Carolyn said...

Hi, In reading your profile I see we are at the same stage in life.As the last of our children have just moved out.It is nice to know there is life after children and we also now enjoy taking time to dine out or take a little holiday.Many blessings, Carolyn

Kelli said...

Happy Labor Day to your and your family!
~Kelli

The Berry's Patch said...

Well said Ceekay! We are so blessed with opportunities in America. Hope your having a fun and relaxing weekend.

Brandee :-)

justabeachkat said...

Happy Labor Day to you too! It's always fun to visit you.

Hugs!
Kat

Kathy said...

You always have the greatest stories, C! Wonderful, all-American post!
XOXO Kathy

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