Not so long ago, most Americans had a standard workday – 9 to 5 or an eight-hour shift at a factory. They had designated time for lunch, and expected to head home when their shift ended. But that type of workday has mostly gone the way of the horse and buggy. People work until the
When you are weighed down by your garden’s summer squash, wondering what to do with the voluminous supply of tomatoes, and reeling from a bumper crop of peaches, it’s hard to think of cold nights and crisp mornings. But the bounteous harvest is a sure sign that summer is winding down. That makes it a
When you think of a New England tradition like Old Home Day, you think of food on the grill, kids’ games, free entertainment, marching bands and plenty of red, white and blue. And you’re likely as well to think of politicians wandering the crowd, extending a handshake, sporting big smiles and maybe even kissing babies.