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Christmas and Retail

May We Pause At Least Long Enough to Consider This Season from the Perspective of the People on the Other Side of the Counter, Too By Ken K. Gourdin As a counterpoint to Ms. Collins (see my Dec. 2 entry), … Continue reading

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Three-Year-Old’s Heartwarming Donation

A Three-Year-Old’s Selfless Donation Makes for an Especially-Heartwarming Christmas Story By Ken K. Gourdin Frankly, I don’t know what it’s like to lose my hair to illness. Nor do I know what it would be like to sacrifice long, flowing … Continue reading

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The Real Meaning of Christmas

In Our Rush to Get, and to Give, More “Stuff” this Holiday Season, a Useful Reminder of What it Really Should Be About By Ken K. Gourdin In this age and season of cankering consumerism and all-consuming acquisitiveness, in which … Continue reading

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Favorite Christmas Things

A Few of My Favorite (Christmas) Things By Ken K. Gourdin Candidly, this season is difficult for me: the nights get longer and colder and the days get shorter, aggravating a seasonal affective component for me. (I often joke that … Continue reading

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Christmas is culturally significant, even if not religiously so

Religion, law, and politics aside, Christmas and other religious celebrations are culturally significant By Ken K. Gourdin  This time of year — Christmastime, the holidays, or simply the month of December, depending on your perspective — necessitates navigating a tricky legal, … Continue reading

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