Tag Archives: Christmas Shopping

Sensing Something’s Wrong

“I walked inside Macy’s and faced the pathetic spectacle of a department store full of shoppers, none of whom were shopping for themselves. Without the instant gratification of a self-aimed purchase, everyone walked around in the tactical stupor of the … Continue reading

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The Mean Season

Here’s a thought. The worst of times is when you’re told it’s the best of times, and you are told that you’d damned well better get a smile on your face and appreciate what’s going on around you right now, … Continue reading

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There’s a Word for It

There’s Christmas shopping for the big items – something someone really wants, or if you can’t afford that, or just can’t find that one special thing in time, something they’ll really appreciate, or that they’ll eventually appreciate once they get … Continue reading

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