Values

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 atContinue reading “Values”

A Good Distraction

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 thoseContinue reading “A Good Distraction”

Oh Thanksgiving, where’d you go?

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 lovedContinue reading “Oh Thanksgiving, where’d you go?”