Jonathan C. Patschke
jp at celestrion.net
Sun Nov 2 12:35:57 CST 2003
On Sun, 2 Nov 2003, Mike Nicewonger wrote:
> On the subject of 'pointless' holidays. I am sad at all these once important
> (for lack of better word) holidays that have become perverted by
> commercialism. Christmas for example.
I've long since asked people to stop buying me Christmas presents. Just
having people over for a day, sitting around drinking cocoa means so
much more than the fruits of standing around in malls for weeks.
I haven't been away from the house since Friday, but I'm willing to bet
that all the Christmas decorations are already out at most of the stores.
Buy! Buy! Buy!
When I was younger, I used to be offended at people who called it
"x-mas" because they were taking Christ out of it. But now, I think I'm
far more offended at a society who puts that name on this farce of a
> America, the land of Wal-mart.
Jonathan Patschke ) "Earth works. That's proof positive that Mother
Elgin, TX ( Nature isn't a suit." --Dave McGuire
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