Thanksgiving and the controversy surrounding premature Christmas music and Black Friday taken to the extreme is now behind us. Lately, it seems there’s been an onslaught against Thanksgiving. One day meant to be spent with family and friends has become little more than looking ahead to a late night/early morning/next day venture to the malls and big box stores. All to take advantage of so-called door-buster deals, among the maddening crowds and frenzied shoppers. Thanksgiving should come first! More about this… next year.
I received an email a few weeks ago. You know the kind that are sent en masse to all our contacts. The same I’m guilty of sending occasionally myself. It was a message I thought worth sharing which I did among those on my personal email list and now with you. It turns out its been widely distributed, not only in email, but among newspapers, blogs and other web sites, even on Facebook. You could definitely say, Its gone viral!
If its message doesn’t make sense during these tough financial times for American families and business — especially during the holiday season — then I don’t know what does. If we were to start this tradition it would make a huge difference making this year one of the most memorable Christmases ever. I have no idea who originally wrote this… but I’ve edited and added to it to fit my own style. My apologies to readers living outside our borders. This is all about America. (more…)