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Nov 21

November 21, 2016

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Why I Don’t Do Black Friday

This is Thanksgiving week. For many of us here in good old U.S of A., that means we’ll be spending time with family, eating too much pumpkin pie and, of course, preparing for the most evil of all shopping days: Black Friday. Don’t get me wrong. I love me some shopping. I like to hit the stores and enjoy finding good–nay, GREAT–deals. However, as a self-employed, work-at-homer, I like to do so at about 9 a.m. on a random Tuesday,…

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Apr 1

April 1, 2015

When Did Easter Turn Into Christmas?

When Did Easter Turn Into Christmas?

Over the weekend, a friend who teaches elementary school told me that one of her students gave his parents a list of what he wanted for Easter. I think I actually had her repeat that statement, because I couldn’t believe what she had just said. Store circulars from Wal-Mart, Target, and every other mass retailer are all blasting toy and gadget sales from their colorful, shiny pages. Every store you walk into has aisles and aisles filled with “basket fillers” –…

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