Friday, December 14, 2007

Christmas Shopping Season is in the Air



The Christmas season officially started yesterday. Now, some claim that the Christmas season, officially started at the end of the Massey Parade Thanksgiving day when Santa came through waving. Locally, some claim that it started when the giant Christmas Tree at Massey’s in Atlanta was lit Thanksgiving night.

Wrong!

Anna got off at 4pm and will not be at work until after New Years day. Christmas started at 4pm yesterday.

To prove the point, last night we went out and did our first serious Christmas shopping this year. And last night was the first a Christmas special on TV knocked out my regular shows I watch. Saturday Night Live had a Christmas special.

One of the places we went in was a Christian bookstore. Believe it or not, in the magazine rack of the Christian bookstore was a magazine called something like The Christian Outdoor Sportsman. On the cover was a guy holding up the head end of a dead deer. The cover said his name and said he was a super sports figure in Milwaukee and also said he bagged his first deer. I think “bagged” is a kinder word than saying “killed”.

It must be ok to kill for the sport of it… What is sport? A fun physical activity. So, is it correct in saying “It is ok to kill something for the fun of it?” And, would be ok if the deer, for the fun of it, killed the hunter before it killed him? Like buck him off the ledge of a cliff or gorge him with antlers?

No, of course not! That would be murder.

Merry Christmas shopping season!

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4 Comments:

Blogger kenju said...

I'm glad to know you've started shopping, Eddie, and I'll send you my list if you wish. Just don't spend too much on me this year!

4:19 PM  
Blogger ET said...

Judy,
And we shopped all day today and I am worn out.
Okay, you got a deal! I won't spend too much money on you.

6:29 PM  
Blogger Suzanne said...

Enjoy your time with Anna!

7:25 PM  
Blogger ET said...

Suzanne,
Yep.

2:25 AM  

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