Tag Archives: holidays

‘But the greatest of these is love.’

I’ve never been fully pro- or fully anti-Valentine’s Day. Some people have strong opinions either way, but I’ve simply used the day as an excuse to enjoy myself with friends or a significant other. The core purpose, for me, is that … Continue reading

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End of Christmas shopping means…more shopping

Elvis Presley asked us in 1957 why can’t every day be like Christmas. In some respects, it appears that consumers do try to extend Christmas. Did you know that Dec. 26 – the day after the traditionally gift-giving/receiving holiday of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving day game plan

Americans, in two days, we’re about to do what we do best: eat copious amounts of food. Last year, I wrote a list to raise awareness to the abuse and neglect Thanksgiving has endured over the years, but this year, … Continue reading

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Screwed-Up Classic Christmas Songs

Who doesn’t love Christmastime? The twinkling lights, the cozy sweaters, the food and beverages that no one consumes other than this time of year (I’m looking at you, egg nog). Obviously, there’s a smattering of people out there who loathe … Continue reading

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Ten things we essentially say to Thanksgiving every year that would be horrendous if we said them to a child

Halloween is over. Colder temperatures have begun to set in. All the signs point to time to celebrate Christmas, right? I say wrong. Before I go any further, let me establish that this post is not about the militant commercialization … Continue reading

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