Monday, September 3, 2007

the irony of Labor Day

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Labor Day.

It's 8:45 in the morning. I know I am not the only person working, right?

I mean, there has to be another woman working, away from her family and friends this holiday.

Or maybe there's a mom that is not not in bed, sipping her coffee and indulging in a good read before her sleeping house awakes.

Or in the truest sense of labor, I'm sure there's a mom or two out there (Godmother2Amara, have you popped yet?!) laboring in maternity rooms around the country.

Fortunately, I'll be sneaking out in a bit since no one's around to call me out on my early exit. But the greatest irony? I'm going home to do housework. Grrr.
today's good: My allergies seem to be subsiding. They moved from a sinus-y, clogged up mess to just a horrendous cough that resonates throughout my body. I guess that's good.
today's bad: Did I mention that I'm working while everyone and their mother has the day off?

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  1. Lowmaintenancedad is right there with you and is at work too! And I was just thinking about how funny it would be if I went into labor on labor day....alas, I don't think she's wanting to leave my warm tummy just yet.....

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  2. My daughter does not get the Labor Day holiday concept. Just another day of labor, here!

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  3. I'm actually NOT working today, but don't feel bad! I have to work all day every Saturday, and I will most likely be working on either Thanksgiving or Christmas as well! :(

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