Until recently, Labor Day also meant that school would start the next day. That doesn't happen anymore, and I am oh so grumpy about it. Many of the Sunday funnies (as I called them when I was a kid) were about school starting and completely annoyed me yesterday... get with the times, comic strip writers.
Ernest did not even have a holiday today -- he is now a day student at a boarding school, and they don't do some of the Monday holidays. But they do get a full week at Thanksgiving and a week at President's Day so the boarders can have enough time to go home. I think I get the full Thanksgiving week off too...that's why we started so early. Frank only gets three days at Thanksgiving but he is gloating over his 5 weeks at Christmas. Ain't college grand?
But I digress...
Since Labor Day marks the traditional end of summer, I think we will be having the traditional barbecue tonight. I am planning:
- tri-tip (the Handy Husband's traditional responsibility)
- a traditional potato salad (mayo, olives, sweet pickles but no eggs because then it smells like farts)
- and something non-traditional for us, broccoli slaw
- but traditionally, I'll leave the dessert up to Frank!!!!
What's cookin' at your house today? Are you mixing it up or cooking old school?