Thanksgiving? Not a Problem

Thanksgiving? Not a Problem

The media is making a firestorm out of a new holiday outrage some are calling The War on Thanksgiving. Silly as it all seems the rhetoric of politics never has a down season. There are several polarizing modern talking points about Thanksgiving this year: • PETA doesn’t want you eating animals for Thanksgiving…because they are sexually assaulted. • Your carbon footprint matters. The food of Thanksgiving isn’t the problem. Travel for Thanksgiving is. • Thanksgiving is best celebrated in St. Paul, Minnesota. • Thanksgiving is a “food holiday” with a “problematic” history. • Stores being closed on Thanksgiving is somethingRead more

Merry Podcast #44 — Christmas Destinations

Merry Podcast #44 — Christmas Destinations

It is summer, the kids are out of school and folks are thinking vacation. It is about as far away from Christmas as you can get. But for many who cannot celebrate Christmas at Christmas this is the time of year to go find it and in this episode of the Merry Podcast we explore great year round Christmas destinations. Christmas is never far from mind as one of the biggest dates in the countdown to Christmas each year approaches. It is called Leon Day and before we reach that milestone on June 25th we tell you what it isRead more