Category Archives: Holidays

Removing Christmas Decorations

It seems to me…. “One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.” ~ Andy Rooney[1]. There are many questions surrounding the Christmas … Continue reading

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Acceptance and Support

It seems to me…. “Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.” ~ Proverb. Standard expectations of social acceptability do not always match the way people actually live what supposedly are considered to be “normal” lives. Social standards, … Continue reading

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Christmas Throughout The World

It seems to me… “Though I’ve grown old, the bell still rings for me, as it does for all who truly believe.”  ~ Chris Van Allsburg, The Polar Express[i]. In the U.S. and many English-affiliated countries, Christmas is celebrated on … Continue reading

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Mistaken Pretensions of Christ and Christmas

It seems to me… “Once again, we come to the Holiday Season, a deeply religious time that each of us observes, in his own way, by going to the mall of his choice.” ~ Dave Barry. Christmas seems to bring religious … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2011

It seems to me… “An optimist is a person who starts a new diet on Thanksgiving Day.”  ~ Irv Kupcinet. The U.S. has this holiday celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November called “Thanksgiving” where once a year we supposedly … Continue reading

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