Enjoying the holiday season while under stress

November 20, 2019

Each year it seems that Christmas comes a little earlier. The day after Halloween, scented pinecones and greenery emerge, filling aisles of stores with sounds of Bing Crosby crooning the tune of “White Christmas” for all to...

Knight offers some pre-holiday advice

November 14, 2017

As you all know, Thanksgiving is close to shore, if you will, meaning that it’s next week. If you didn’t catch the Mayflower reference, I don’t put you at fault because it was a stretch; however, back to the point of this...

Be Grateful

November 7, 2017

We hope everyone had a productive Advising Day. You’re probably all looking forward to the next break — Thanksgiving. Most of us are dreaming of succulent turkey and kayaking in a river of gravy down a mountain of mashed...

Holidays shouldn’t offend; don’t get so defensive

December 10, 2014

With the holidays coming up, joy and merriment fill the air. But often times, we also see people getting irritated for silly reasons. One of the most common complaints I’ve heard around the end of the year is about posters...

Editor wonders if there is still holiday cheer

December 10, 2014

The best part of December is the holiday cheer. But has it lost its meaning over the years? I feel like it has. When I think about Christmas it involves a picture of slow-falling snow, houses lit by colorful lights, cocoa,...

Black Friday tarnishes holiday season

December 3, 2014

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of my favorite time of the year. Families come together and appreciate all that we have been given, and these positive vibes lead all the way up until Christmas celebrations and New Year’s...

Don’t jump into Christmas too soon

November 5, 2014

Less than a week after Halloween and stores have already started playing Christmas music, putting up trees and having Christmas sales. The holiday season can be an exciting time of year, with Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas,...

Holidays arrive at Starbucks

November 20, 2013

Espresso, steamed milk, mocha sauce and peppermint-flavor syrup come together in a delicious hot beverage. Top it all off with sweetened whipped cream and dark chocolate swirls, pour it in a red Christmas cup and the picture paints...

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