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The Real Business of Black Friday

Before we’ve even consciously awaken from our food comas, we are automatically catapulted into another holiday season with Black Friday creepin’ in earlier and earlier each year. 401 more words

I Am

Reassessments, Finals, and Stealing in the Garden

Hey guys and gals! Just showing off my new bangs here. They are completely inspired by my recent binge-watching of the Gilmore Girls. So, thanks Alexis Bledel. 449 more words

NonFiction

Thousands Flock To St. Paul’s Hmong New Year

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It’s a special weekend for Minnesota’s Hmong community.

Friday is the beginning of the three-day Hmong New Year event at the St. Paul RiverCentre. 151 more words

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The Holidays

I’ve realized this about the holidays: Everyone may not be having a great day. Everyone may not be having a bad day. It’s several people coming together to have a great moment. 310 more words

Encouragement

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building now accepting applications to watch first sunrise of 2015

With 2014 winding down, it’s time to make plans for the new year holidays. For many people in Japan this means finding a place to watch the first sunrise of the year… 472 more words

Japan

The True Holiday Spirit: Serving Those who love us best

In the last two years, my family has been through several tragedies. People got sick, some died, and money got tight for a while. It’s like a hurricane landed in our backyard and set up camp there. 277 more words

New tradition

I came across this idea online somewhere recently, and while we don’t celebrate thanksgiving I thought it was a really lovely way to make us all remember what matters, and to remind us all of how very rich we are.  63 more words