Let’s face it: Labor Day isn’t the most glamorous of holidays. It doesn’t have all the wiz-bang of July 4th. Nor the enthusiastic flag-waving that you’ll find on Memorial Day. You’re certainly more likely to buy a greeting card for Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, or Father’s Day. Plus, many people view Labor Day as the […]
How do you celebrate the 4th of July? For many of us, Independence Day is a mix of family get-togethers, all the hotdogs and hamburgers we can eat, and colorful parades down Main Street, with the night ending in a dazzling display of fireworks.
It remains the unofficial start of summer: Memorial Day. And, of course, it’s more than that – it’s the day we honor those who have died in military service to our country. Once commonly known as Decoration Day (owing to the practice of decorating soldiers’ graves with flowers), Memorial Day was created by an act […]