Category: General

Labor Day! A Day Off, for Many!

Happy, Labor Day! This federal holiday was originally based on a number of deaths of union workers, at the hands of the US military, during a strike of organized labor.  First observed September 5, 1882 – President Grover Cleveland reconciled…

Life is Short

It’s 2:06 on 202 in Flemington Heading north Life is short • A truck with marble Made in Spain Passes me Life is short • The tractor dealer’s parking lot is empty • The American Flags At the car dealerships…

Thinking Yourself Happy: Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones

••• Susan was extremely sensitive. A real or imagined slight, a harsh glance, an overlooked letter, a minor criticism would send her into the depths of gloom and anguish. Her sister remarked: “Susan gets hit by emotional Mack trucks ten…