It’s Thanksgetting! This is what I heard when I was put on hold during a phone call with Verizon this week. My stomach just felt sick as I realized what they were saying. ThanksGETTING?? Ugh. Disgusting.
Last year was the first time I had heard of shopping on Thanksgiving – we were in Utah and while driving our sons back to their apartments we passed two Walmarts that could be seen from the freeway. The parking lots were completely full and there were police officers with flashing lights to keep the peace. I couldn’t believe it! – People couldn’t take a day off from shopping??
I am not a shopper, though I do love a great deal! I do not, however, venture out on Black Friday. It sounds like a nightmare to me. I do enjoy stories from my friends of their adventures and bargains… I just do not wish to join them.
I certainly Thanksgiving as a day to be with family and friends, and to eat good food. After hearing the Verizon ad I thought that I might focus too much on the food and not enough on the giving of Thanks.
My sister posted this yesterday:
|Thankful for potluck also!
Good home cooked food!!
|We ended up with 17 pies!
Another reason to be
|Thankful for those who joined us!|