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Bye Bye, Black Friday. I Gotta Check Out.

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I prepped for this day like one does for a special dinner stuffed with turkey, gravy, and pumpkin pie.  I doubled up on workouts the fall months in advance, so I could climb shelves, stretch for treasures, sprint to the “while supplies last” aisles, and push three full shopping carts to the checkout using two hands and one foot while hopping on the other. Continue reading “Bye Bye, Black Friday. I Gotta Check Out.”

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I’m Dreaming of a White Wednesday (With Every Christmas Gift I Buy)

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Whoa!  There certainly are a lot of retail events that keep materializing for the Christmas season shopper. The biggest ones I’m aware of are Black Friday (day after Thanksgiving), Cyber Monday (the Monday after Thanksgiving), and Green Monday (a couple Mondays before Christmas).  Of these three, Black Friday is the one that draws hordes of customers into actual stores.  The others are online shopping days which are perfect for me, a revolutionized .com-customer.   Continue reading “I’m Dreaming of a White Wednesday (With Every Christmas Gift I Buy)”