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Labor Day

The bottom of this massive mural in the Detroit Institute of Art is a scene of  laborers toiling in various factory settings.  As you progress vertically up the mural, I see big machinery, then brightness, then abstractness. I interpret this as … Continue reading

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Labor Day

Labor Day marks the end of summer although most schools have already been open for weeks.  It’s the unofficial end of this year’s water sports: swimming, boating, surfing (in Nebraska?), tubing, skiing, etc. My six year-old grandson wanted “one more swing” on … Continue reading

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Grinders

Labor Day!  My salute to all the hard working men and women of America.  Especially the true laborers: the blue collar factory workers, the worker bees, the lunch pail crowd, the field hands, the garbage collectors, the mechanics, commercial fishermen, … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

What does Labor Day mean to you? Labor Day, a US holiday, has several different meanings for me, one of which is childbirth. I say that only because my birthday falls on Labor Day every once in a while.  It … Continue reading

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Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Like the song goes, “Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,  full of soda and pretzels and beer”, nothing beats a rope swing over the water for good clean summer fun.  Where did the summer go?!  The kids are back … Continue reading

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Bus Stop

Back to school?!  Are you kidding me?! … its still August, the autumnal equinox isn’t for another 30+ days!   My tomatoes are just turning ripe, it can’t be time for school to start already. Today’s kids really have it rough, they … Continue reading

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