Today is a day set apart to honor the contributions of those who work to build our communities. It takes skilled and talented people to make the world work and they should be celebrated.
Usually Labor Day is a day of rest and gathering with family and friends. For me it’s another day of being on the job which is alright because I’m grateful to be able to work and make the world a better place.
Thanks to all who are laboring each day to do great things. It’s appreciated good people.
Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond.
Now it’s a national holiday in the United States. Let this be a time for African-Americans who were oppressed and enslaved throughout time celebrate. The struggle for freedom in many places is still real and the fight continues.
Festivus is a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 as an alternative to the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season. It is celebrated with the Airing of Grievances, Feats of Strength, the aluminum pole, Festivus dinner, Festivus miracles.
The holiday rose to mass cultural awareness after it was featured in an episode of the long-running TV show “Seinfeld”.
To all celebrating Festivus, have a great holiday.
The winter solstice, hiemal solstice or hibernal solstice occurs when one of the Earth’s poles has its maximum tilt away from the Sun. It happens twice yearly, once in each hemisphere.
This day is celebrated with festivals, spending time with loved ones, feasting, singing, dancing, fires, lighting candles and more. Have a great day and be safe in your observations. Grace and peace good people.