Friday, November 25, 2022

Black Friday

It’s a crazy shopping day -or so they say. I wouldn’t be able to testify to the fact as I won’t see it with my own eyes. I’m staying home. As far as I’m concerned the day after Thanksgiving is Leftover Day. Heck, I baked a loaf of fresh bread just for the turkey sandwiches. 

I suppose this is the start of the Christmas shopping season. It used to be a time of great stress for me. Fortunately I’ve lowered my expectations. Also, I’ve cut way back on what we buy for Christmas. Basically we’ll get a few things for the grand kids, something for the lovely wife, and that’s about it. 

I’m sick of people being called “consumers.” Locusts are consumers. Instead I’d rather be recognized as just another human being. There’s so much more to being human than consuming. People complain about the over commercialization of Christmas -then go shopping crazy. Let’s not do that. We can start by sitting out Black Friday.



  1. She and I both , want for nothing. We're at the point in life that we just don't care to have more stuff.
    Even food seems so blah and a pointless waste .
    Any more than just to keep the body going.

    So yeah , bah humbug lol

  2. i wanted to sit out the made-up commercial holiday all together this year but its hard convincing others to do the same.

  3. I agree with the sitting out of Black Friday. I'll wait till Shady Wednesday, or whatever. Besides, my shopping has been regulated to sending a check out to the grandkids and leaving the daughter to the shopping thing. Ain't I a stinker?