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Happy Labor Day


Happy Labor Day! Today, I broke all the rules my dad taught me growing up. Dad always said that the best way to celebrate Labor Day was by laboring. Today, the only thing that labored was my Lazy Boy chair as it held me up. I relaxed, I read, I watched some TV, and then I went for a nice long motorcycle ride. We had a wonderful holiday.

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