Tag Archives: Christmas

A view of ‘Gift of the Magi’ through cataracts

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This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.

Can the Generic Holiday Steal Christmas?

Santa Claus is singing Christmas songs against home with christmas tree

There is a lot of emphasis today about ensuring that the Holiday-That-Happens-on-December-25th is generic. I was curious about this, and contacted the Boss of All Holidays, also known as BAH. I scooped an exclusive interview for Shallow Reflections™, and I think you’ll find his or her observations all-encompassing. Me: Why is it so important to avoid […]

12 Christmas Gifts for What Ails Us

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How are you doing with your Christmas shopping? Tired of buying ties, electronics and cheap plastic stuff for people who have everything? One evening while watching a Christmas commercial followed by a drug commercial, ten of my remaining brain cells leaped like lords. What if we bought Christmas presents for what ails us? This would create a whole […]