While you're remembering the social and economic achievements of American workers this weekend, some things to keep in mind:
There are undoubtedly other rules to follow to ensure personal safety, effective human relationships and good-old-fashioned-holiday-fun, but here are two to keep in mind:
1. No Personal Watercraft on Lake Austin
If your idea of fun is running fast and free on your jetski or "personal watercraft," then stay away from Lake Austin this weekend. As in previous years, there's a ban in effect. It's from sunset Friday until sunrise Tuesday.