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No festival of martial glory or warrior’s renown is this; no pageant pomp of war-like conquest, no glory of fratricidal strife attend this day. It is dedicated to peace, civilization and the triumphs of industry. It is a demonstration of fraternity and the harbinger of a better age—a more chivalrous time—when labor shall be best honored and well rewarded.
—Peter J. McGuire, the reported “father” of Labor Day

Son of a Beep

I was working a 3 PM—11 PM Swing shift at the Golden Gate Bridge on Labor Day in 1999. I had been employed by the District for 5 months at the time and there was no Automated Electronic Toll system in place—yet. It was Old School Technology.

Son of a Beep

“…Tell us about a time when it was impossible not to overhear a conversation between people who didn’t know you were there. What was the conversation about? How did it make you feel?” —Daily Prompt: Talking in Your Sleep I was working a 3 PM—11 PM Swing shift at the Golden Gate Bridge on Labor…

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