First, the history lesson, courtesy the fine folks at the TedTalks:
Now, the significance.
In Canada, Labour Day marks the end of summer.
All Canadians must leave the fishing, logging or mining camps where they have laboured during the summer and return to their hometowns. It's a long journey, for the Canada Act
I don't really have anything to add. There's no "NFL Notes" today. I put this post together in spurts over the weekend, because it's a holiday and I didn't feel like putting in much effort, like Mark Sanchez. I did put more effort into crushing beers, like Matt Leinart.
It's Day 1 of the three-day weekend here in Vancouver. The skies are still really smoky due to the fires up north & the winds dragging the smoke down to the coast. The air tastes like a brush fire, and the cruise ships full of seniors on their way
I don't know what to add. It's playoff season in two sports,
Tonight's playoff action (boss):
Leafs at Capitals - 7:00PM | NBCSN / CBC
Predators at Blackhawks - 8:00PM | NBC / Sportsnet
Flames at Ducks - 10:30PM | NBCSN / CBC
Memphis at San Antonio - 8:00PM
Brevity is the soul of wit. Well, Hamlet was a whiny little pissant.
"Oh, I want to be king, but my mother married a douchebag, so I can't. Why's he trying to be my dad? Besides, my real father abandoned me, so now I have to raise myself."
Brevity is also the