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Summer’s Last Hurrah?

Posted on: September 5, 2011

A few weeks ago, when out grocery shopping, I spotted TWO AISLES of Halloween candy; sorry, but “groan!”

My coworker, a few days ago, mentioned she’d seen Christmas items out on display. I rather hated to burst her bubble — but the Xmas was already spotted as creeping up on the Halloween stuff…

I know shopkeepers can’t wait for “holiday shoppers” – but why can nothing be savored in the moment? So on this Labor Day 2011, let’s think cool summer thoughts and let “the holidays” take care of themselves.

Last weekend southern Vermont was inundated with flood-waters in the passing of hurricane Irene; but the Champlain Valley, where operates from, experienced rain without the flooding. We had a business to come to work to on MONDAY morning. Others, south of us, were not so lucky; take a look at Quechee, for instance. The good news today, more households have their electricity back. LOTS of labor will be happening to get communities back on their feet.

The first Labor Day was celebrated in 1882. It was a labor union parade:

The Labor Day Weekend is traditionally seen as the “end” of summer — so while summer weather may prevail, there are also the warm days/crisp nights combos that signal FALL.


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