Black Friday has come and gone once again and like last year, I avoided it. At least the commercial part of it, the insane sales, the advertised pressure to buy buy buy. Not that I don’t enjoy shopping on occasion, and not that I don’t wish to purchase gifts for friends and family alike at … Continue reading Values
It’s been a busy holiday weekend. In a good way. And in getting home really late last night, I realized that I had forgotten to post something earlier. Or to prep a post ahead of time. No matter. That planned post will go on soon as a double-feature for today. Thanksgiving is one of those … Continue reading A Good Distraction
It happened already. Since Halloween really. Stores looked as though Christmas had invaded. Even a local radio station here in Chicago switched over to all-Xmas formatting a week after Halloween. Now with only 2 days left until Thanksgiving, I feel that I am already finished with Christmas. And that’s a shame. Growing up I loved … Continue reading Oh Thanksgiving, where’d you go?