As some consumers jubilantly hop from store-to-store reaping the benefits of these price-slashing events, I suspect that there may be a hangover waiting.
"Who are you?" "Why Barack, I'm the Christmas Ghost of Presidential Legacies Past. I visit second-term presidents to help them map out their foreign ...
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When we tell and retell the most important stories of our life, we often find that every time we tell it, there are a few details that we can't leave ...
Over the last decade the far right, that now dominates the GOP, has conducted a real war on the values that we celebrate at Christmas.
I totally understand that people want to make Christmas a special time for children, but when it comes to buying a present for anyone over 18, I've decided to make donations.
The giants of Silicon Valley are challenged, do we really want a world of buttons and information that has left out so much of our heart and human experience?
Mishaps come wrapped in raging expectations, in-laws, out-laws, pent up germs, all-too busy schedules, limited financial resources and exorbitant sugar levels. Did someone call this the happiest time of the year?
Yann Martel the author of Life of Pi is an expert on stories. He believes we need to make it a conscious practice to regularly reexamine the stories we tell ourselves which make sense of what happens to us.
I jumped through the hoops of reciting my last ten days, hoping to speed up the journey to the antibiotic my fifty years with this body has trained me to rightfully expect when I can whistle Jingle Bells through my throat. Sure enough, they agreed.
This is not to say that the spirit of Christmas in Tucson is any closer to the Biblical basics. Nor is it any less "festive" than the commercialized version Charlie Brown was so upset about. It's just... different.
In a Yuletide shift, Lincoln Chafee finally agreed to call a 17-foot statehouse spruce a Christmas tree, admitting that his past practice of calling it a 'holiday tree' generated too much anger. No kidding. Naming a Christmas tree a holiday tree is offensive.
When we get our humanist knickers in a knot over pencils or crèches, I fear we give the strenuously faithful an opening to characterize all secularists as nasty little scolds.
Christmas is celebrated in many different ways all around the world.
When a story sounds too good to be true, it usually is -- especially around this time of year. But when Christmas carols fill the air and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, even the hardest-bitten reporters can let their guards down for a real whopper.
We, American Jewish parents, guardians of the faith, have a choice. Do we try to diminish the magic of the lights our children see?