From where does the term “Black Friday” come…
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It’s Thanksgiving. It’s never been my favorite holiday in the world.
When I was a kid we always used to go to my grandmother’s house in New York City. I had, as most kids had, two sets………
Twas the day before Thanksgiving and all through the house, not a turkey was stirring, not even a cranberry…. Chaos is coming tomorrow! Grandma, grandpa — everybody will be there. And you know what happens on Thanksgiving? All the probing and prodding into your personal life is going to start. Nothing like the holidays for [...]
Twas the day before Thanksgiving, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a turkey.
Oh wait…wrong holiday. This is it: Over the river and through the woods; To grandmother’s house we go!
Who wrote that annoying song anyway? So today, one day before you are attacked by the parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, where they all are going to ask you this one big question……
From where does the term “Black Friday” come? Black Friday. It sounds so bleak. Why can’t it be Yellow Friday, since it’s sunny and happy and all the stores are advertising that they are giving away stuff (that they’re not really giving away). Well, it’s true. You have to wake up at 1:00 in the morning, be first in line, and be armed with a great pair of track shoes so you can sprint faster than everyone else to get the one and only plasma television they are selling for $529.00. Here’s something, though, about which probably none of you are thinking on Black Friday.
Did this year work out the way you wanted it too? Or are you ready to quit, pack it in, and start all over with some ridiculous New Year’s Resolution? Let me be upfront with you. Nothing is going to change when the New Year hits. You’re going to be the same person and if you desire to make a change than that time is now! I call this end of year momentum. Are you curious yet? Today’s podcast determines whether you are a winner or a quitter!
I’m hanging out with Will and he asked me a question which brought me back to some awful nights in my past. He said, “I was hanging out with Khiem and his girlfriend, and there was this girl we ran into who was one of those loud girls. Everything she said was just over-the-top — amplified and loud. How do I deal with that? I mean, she was pretty. I thought she was hot, but how do I relate to her?”