On Monday those of us in the US will celebrate Labor Day. That is a day set apart to celebrate, you guessed it, those who labor.
Originally Labor Day was set up by the Central Labor Union to celebrate the achievements of American workers and their contributions to the strength and prosperity of our country. It was first celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882. In 1884 the first Monday of September was set apart for the annual holiday.
In recent years it has changed a little to more specifically remember the sacrifices of those in the armed services, those who protect our country and make our lives possible. While it is wonderful to celebrate those great men and women, it’s fine to celebrate the other workers in our country also.
Some people celebrate by taking the day off and having a party. Others celebrate by doing a project on their house or yard. However you choose to celebrate, I hope you have a good day and remember how it takes all of us working together to make our country what it is.