SEARCH BLOG: HOLIDAYS
Labor Day at the lake. That's our way to enjoy the last big weekend of summer. We owe this long weekend to the labor movement of the 19th century.
Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.You can read more about the history at this Department of Labor site. However, as with most holidays, Labor Day has become just another opportunity to take a break from the normal routines... relax, over-exert, party with friends and family....
Here are a few scenes, taken with my iPhone, from our weekend leading up to Labor Day. No, we kept to our pontoon boat.
The nighttime trip was a highlight... we had the lake to ourselves. No bugs; no noise. Just a chance to take in the stars and talk.
As you can see, the weather cooperated perfectly for this long weekend. Sunny, warm, light breeze, low humidity. That's how Michigan is this time of the year. It's our blue season.