Posts tagged "shopping"

Why would you want to shop on Thanksgiving Day?

I wrote this last year.  My worst fears have come true!  Many stores are opening Thanksgiving Day. Why would you want to shop on Thanksgiving Day? I have never been a fan of shopping on Black Friday so I can’t imagine shopping on Thanksgiving Day.  I’ve only gone once and that cured me forever.  I... Read more »

Why would you want to shop on Thanksgiving Day?

Why would you want to shop on Thanksgiving Day? I have never been a fan of shopping on Black Friday so I can’t imagine shopping on Thanksgiving Day.  I’ve only gone once and that cured me forever.  I consider myself the Queen of Shopping, but I will not fight crowds in the stores or in... Read more »

Are You Shopping Today on Black Friday?

                            If you’re reading this, you’re probably not out shopping this morning to snag that 50 inch TV for $249.  Me either. Or maybe you’ve already returned home with your prized possession and you’re gloating over a big plate of leftovers. I... Read more »
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No, I am Not Shopping on Black Friday

Are you going shopping today?  Did you go out at midnight?  Did you get up at 3 AM?  Did you scour the sales papers for the best deals?  Were you triumphant when you stood in line and got the bargain you had hoped for? Not me.  I am staying home, staring at my laptop, writing... Read more »

WWJD?

What would Jesus do? On the warm, balmy Monday after Thanksgiving I found myself shopping in a store I used to work at.  I hadn’t shopped with them since I was laid off a few years ago.  I didn’t like the way I was treated (see my blog:  www.chicagonow.com/blogs/being-catholic-really/2010/11/why-we-celebrate.html#more) so I decided to no longer... Read more »

Why We Celebrate

Several years ago I got a job working for a large retailer for the Christmas holiday.  I had been a stay at home mom up until then.  I was in for a rude awakening. When I was hired, I was given a half-inch thick cluster of papers on how this company could not discriminate against... Read more »
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