History of Labor Day

Labor Day Parade

Labor Day is a classic holiday in the United States. Thought of as a wonderful time in September to share family cookouts, college football, and the end of summer, the origins of Labor Day are not well-known to most people. It began in a time when the U.S. was competing fiercely with England and other European countries to increase manufacturing, and honored the men and women that labored every day to put their nation on top of the world economically.

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Fantasy Football or Reality?

Fantasy Football or Reality

What if you could organize the ultimate fantasy football draft and include players not only active today but also players from your father or grandfather’s heyday? Would Johnny Unitas really beat Peyton Manning for total touchdown passes or would modern –era football and its faster, sleeker approach rule out in the end of the day. Who would you pick? Jim Brown or Adrian Peterson?

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Heat Wave: How Our Grandparents Stayed Cool

Heat Wave, how our grandparents stayed cool

Ever wonder how people stayed cool during a heat wave before air conditioning? Even though air conditioning was invented in the early 1900s, most people couldn’t afford one until well after WWII. So, what did people do to stay cool when temperatures rose or during a heat wave? Read on for a few tips my clients recalled about how they stayed cool before air conditioning was commonplace.

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