November 21st, 2016

A Time For Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving, Perhaps the Most Underappreciated Holiday of the Year

With the Thanksgiving holiday — my favorite and I think the most important one of all — just a few days away, it’s time to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for over the past year. Most of us probably have a list, some shorter and some longer than others,


November 14th, 2013

Put Away The Pumpkins And Bring Out The Stockings?

Wait! What Happened To Thanksgiving?

It seems as though the holiday shopping season arrives earlier and earlier with each passing year. That’s because it does!

“Walmart declared the holiday shopping season open…nearly a month ahead of its usual Thanksgiving schedule…the offers included (huge) discounts…usually reserved for Black Friday,” reported The Washington Post recently.

Of course, the chain is


September 1st, 2013

OPINION – Christmas In September?

Getting A Jump On Christmas – Bah, Humbug!

Don’t get me wrong: I love Christmas. I really, really do. And I love Costco, too. I go often, and I look forward to every visit. What irks me, though, is the Christmas display on Labor Day weekend. Actually, it’s been up since mid August, and goes