Ah, our strange, semi – ambivalent relation with the Yule season. I’d hate to explain how a feast day commemorating the Nativity evolved into a frenzied secular celebration involving football ( in the U.S. ), eating till you burst, & commercialism to a being from another world.
I wrote an entirely different post for today that I eventually scrapped because I felt the tone was not conducive to a positive atmosphere. My original post poked fun at the phrase “pay it forward” and it’d implied a message of performing good deeds with the expectation of getting something in return. Some folks call it reciprocation, but I have a better word for it.
In my world, I call it a transaction.
Anyway, after thinking about it, for today’s Freedom Friday I decided to talk about something else.
With winter right around the corner, it’s that time of year when I start thinking about putting the lawn furniture away, raking the leaves, and sealing all doors and windows to our house in preparation for those cold days when all I can see is my breath floating in the air. For some, autumn is over the day after
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