September 8, 2015 rummy

For many of us, Labor Day means one more short vacation after summer ends and before we hit a long stretch of hard work until Thanksgiving gets here. Unfortunately, many people don’t get the day off from work – even though Labor Day is a celebration of the changes that were made over 140 years ago to stop the practice of ultra-long work hours and dangerous conditions for workers. If you ask many people these days, most of them don’t know how important Labor Day is in the history of the United States after the explosion of the industrial revolution….

December 17, 2012 rummy

As taken from A Letter to Santa from Mom: Dear Santa, I’ve been a good mom all year. I’ve fed, cleaned and cuddled my two children on demand, visited the doctor’s office more than my doctor, sold sixty-two cases of candy bars to raise money to plant a shade tree on the school playground and figured out how to attach nine patches onto my daughter’s girl scout sash with staples and a glue gun. I was hoping you could spread my list out over several Christmases, since I had to write this letter with my son’s red crayon, on…