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It’s that time of year again, where Thanksgiving is over, everyone ate too much, and it’s time to commence the crazy Black Friday tradition. Sales everywhere, malls packed to the brim at midnight, you know what I’m talking about. 670 more words


Bright Friday

This coffee shop reeks of pungent soap suds as the floor gets mopped. I think that was going on last time I came here, too–3000 miles ago on the odometer. 779 more words

Places & Experiences

Black Friday

Lets get one thing straight, I love shopping. Absolutely adore it. It is one of my all time favorite things to do and it probably always will be. 213 more words


The Horror That is Black Friday

Ever since I was aware of this thing called ‘Black Friday’, which is an uniquely American shopping craze the day after Thanksgiving Thursday and may result in someone losing an eye, limb or more during the shopping excursion, I’ve made a point to not leave my house. 1,047 more words

My Story

Damascus Road Prayers: Advent 1

He rose up like a shoot before Him, a shoot from the parched earth;
something spoken secretly occurred openly today.
(St Ephraim the Syrian, Nativity Hymns 1) 88 more words


A response to erratic consumerism: A Beginner’s Guide to Clothes Swapping

The very first clothes swap I went to was in a not-so-affluent suburb of a wonderful little city named Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England. 1,218 more words