Getting ready for Christmas

Reconsider Advent

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

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I am one of those people who embraces our new days of technology to a great extent, but retains an appreciation for the old days and some of the old-time ways of years past. This colors my approach to Christmas, and to some of the other holiday seasons as well. For example, we have just had what the business world calls Black Friday, and I think Saturday was also given a special shopping-related name. Upcoming is what is being called Cyber Monday. We hardly get into Thanksgiving, which I consider to be a great day, before we are prompted to get started on our Christmas shopping. Personally, I called off Black Friday.

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