Monday, September 2, 2013

Labor Day

In the past, I've put a statue of John Mitchell, from Courthouse Square in Scranton, on the blog.  Today, something a little different.

I was trying to think of other monuments to American workers here in our area.  I guess there are no other formal monuments, but some structures come to mind-- the Huber Breaker in Ashley, the old Scranton Lace factory, the massive General Dynamics factory in Scranton...  It's a long list.  Some are still active.  Many aren't.

I'm not going into that "America doesn't make anything anymore" rant.  You've already seen it here and elsewhere.

This is a holiday for everybody who drags their butts out of bed every day to put food on the table, and it's also a day for all those looking for work.  There are too many of those these days.

Enjoy it.