Labor Day Traditions

When I married into the Ziegler family, I also married into their Labor Day tradition: driving down to Grandma & Grandpa’s house in central Illinois.

With little to do except enjoy the rural beauty & catch up with family (& knit!), the long weekend is always a lovely chance to slow down and breathe.

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This year, I managed to convince my grandparents-in-law (who, especially Grandma, aren’t fond of being caught on camera) to let me take a few portraits.

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Grandma tried to hide from the camera, but Grandpa wouldn’t let her get away with it!

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Staying at the farm also offers ample opportunity to get some snapshots of the season: this liminal period between summer & fall.

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Spaghetti squash, I have plans for you . . .

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And now, back to work.

What are your Labor Day traditions?

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