NoSmoke wrote:I just do not understand Black Friday because it is just not me.
I greatly detest shopping anyway, do Christmas shopping for me is waiting until the last minute, going to a store, knowing exactly what I am going to get, making a bee-line for it, making a secondary bee-line for the register, and then going home!
It is sad, but at 38 years old, I hate leaving the house anymore.
I hear ya NS. I'm 57 and also live in Maine. It's a kind of unspoken deal around here that during the winter, we are at home and we have the burst pipes to prove it.
Oh course in summer there there is the garden to tend and home maint.etc.etc... Ha,ha,ha...Besides that, I despise the commercialization of the Holidays. Madison Ave.have turned every holiday into a commercial endeavor and brainwashed children and their parents) into thinking it's spent by spending.