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Black Friday in the Age of the Internet

I really do love all holidays, but there’s something about the holidays that come at the end of the year that just makes them feel more special. I’ve always loved Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Halloween is my dad’s birthday, so we always have a fun party. Christmas is the best for a plethora of reasons. Thanksgiving is all about family and food, and it leads … Continue reading Black Friday in the Age of the Internet

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Wednesday’s Child

I am full of woe. Have you ever heard that nursery rhyme about what day of the week you were born? There are probably a few different versions, but here’s a common one: Monday’s child is fair of faceTuesday’s child is full of graceWednesday’s child is full of woeThursday’s child has far to go,Friday’s child is loving and giving,Saturday’s child works hard for a living,And … Continue reading Wednesday’s Child

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Holiday Traditions

This year has been tough on all of us, and as Thanksgiving week came and went, it’s clear that the holiday season will be tough as well. After last week’s virtual Thanksgiving feast, and my real-life socially-distanced Thanksgiving dinner, I thought I would kick off my 2020 holiday posts by writing about all of the holiday family traditions we normally have, even if they may … Continue reading Holiday Traditions