Archive for August 2008

History of Labor Day

HISTORY OF LABOR DAY Labor Day is the day we celebrate the process our mothers went through in order to deliver us at birth. Sorry, wrong holiday. Labor Day is the day we celebrate the achievements of the American labor movement. While it is still disputed whether the holiday was first proposed by Peter J.…

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Concert Review: James Taylor at Red Rocks in Denver

Concert Review: James Taylor at Red Rocks in Denver In December I was in Tokyo. I’d been in Asia for 2 weeks already and I was worn out, cold, lonely, and homesick. As I walked by a Starbucks in the Shinjuku district of Tokyo, I heard the strains of James Taylor. It took me home.…

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History of 080808

.!. HISTORY OF  080808 August 8, 2008 or 8 August, 2008 or 2008, August 8 No matter how you spell it, we haven’t had an occurrence like this… in over a year, when we had 070707 . And we won’t have another like it until next year on September 9. Nevertheless, this once-in-a-century date does…

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