News of the Day: Black Friday Starting Before Thanksgiving Ends

If you are one who desires to simplify your life and lead a life less driven by consumerism, avoid television the week of Thanksgiving! I have been amazed at how obsessed the news media is concerning “black Friday.” It is so bad that Thanksgiving has become nothing more than an unavoidable bump in the road to the Christmas shopping season. …

The Station

Many years ago I cut the following article from an Ann Landers column. It was an article she had printed many times before, and was reprinting it again at the request of a reader. I’ve always found this article to be a blessing. Enjoy. The Station by Robert J. Hastings Tucked away in our subconscious minds is an idyllic vision. …