Labor day? The irony of the term is so compelling. If nobody's working why do they give it a name synonymous with work? We may never know the answer to this perplexing, and esoteric conundrum, so better save yourself the obligatory head-explosion and stop pondering right now. Seriously!!!!
On a different tact, while many of us are now grown and no longer being held to the rigid guidelines of a public school system that was clearly put in place by evil adults,( Who we have now become), to destroy the will of children everywhere and supplant their stupid little imaginations with the inane reality that as adults we would so often find that life is anything but exciting and our happiness would slowly be bled out of us through a series of work related humiliations and frustrations, the likes of which the aforementioned imaginations could never possibly conceive of.
Be that as it may, the Labor Day weekend still gives me a visceral emotional response, that seems to have been driven into my very soul by the many years of having a blissfully free summer ripped from my reality all too soon to know how it happened, and more so how it all went by too fast. Now however I am on the other side of the coin, and relish the time when all the spoiled, god-forsaken hellspawn stop roaming the streets in a never-ending quest for destruction of property, destruction of the self before they have truly become self-aware, and sticking it to the man who is about to take it all away from them, and mandate their every step for the next nine months!!!!!!!
And it is why this year I am so happy that I have chosen this weekend to begin my vacation. No snot-bubbled, sticky handed, infectious germ-bomb, vandals to get in my way of having a good time. The next two weeks will be bliss as I forget about the life-sucking reality of a job that has lost its luster, co-workers who stopped caring a long time ago, and the perpetual feeling of futility that surrounds my daily existence.
Tell me what is your favorite thing about this time of year? What memories and feelings come flooding in? And btw we are only 60 days from the full-on start of the regular season!!!