Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Post-Thanksgiving Musings

 Maybe it's just me, but until this week-end I've been focused on Thanksgiving. But now it's over, and I awakened to the realization that this is the first Sunday in Advent (I'm writing this on Sunday night). I've tolerated my wife spending so much time deciding on just the right Christmas presents, and (in today's climate) being certain we can get them in time. Now I'm grateful that she's spent that time and effort, and can see why she was busy with it. Thanksgiving's late date this year means that in just a few short weeks, Christmas will be upon us.

Other than recovering from the tryptophan-induced sleepiness that too much turkey, too much football, and too much else that follows our Thanksgiving, am I alone in realizing that Christmas is right around the corner? I'll bet that some of you have already finished your preparations for the holiday. And if you haven't, please know that you can join my club. Meanwhile, I guess I'd better get busy. I understand that Christmas will be here soon. 

Note: for those who haven't already read it, my Christmas novella, Silent Night, Deadly Night, is on special for 99 cents for the Kindle version at Amazon right now. Spread the word.


Priscilla Bettis said...

Yup, Christmas is upon us. I have all the Christmas cards written. They're going in the mail tomorrow. It was a weird experience not being able to find a couple of boxes of Christmas cards. I had to order them from the big 'Zon.

Richard Mabry said...

We're not that far along, yet. Not panicking--at least, not yet, but not far from it.

Patricia Bradley said...

I'll be the president of your club, Richard. I've done absolutely nothing. No cards, no tree up (some of my friends have the tree up and all their presents wrapped.), but hopefully I'll get to it soon.

Richard Mabry said...

Bless you--I'm of the opinion that we spend too much time on "things" at this season, and I especially resent the people who have it all done and brag about it.