Music and Xmas: the debates that drive me crazy

It seems like certain events mark the beginning of any given season. The end of school marks the beginning of summer, even though technically that doesn’t happen until nearly a month later. It seems like certain debates spark or at least indicate the approaching Christmas season–namely, what I call the Christmas music debate and the … Read More

An almost frantic anticipation

It’s not uncommon for shoppers to see clearance Halloween items in near proximity to the newly released Christmas items each year-in fact, we have come to expect it even though we often complain. This year, however, I noticed something different. Instead of complaining about the Christmas items being brought out too early, it almost seemed … Read More