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Is the holiday season a highlight of your year? Or not?

Believe it or not, the holiday season is in full swing. Is this the time of year you just live for or dread? Or maybe you just don’t care one way or another?

Please tell us in the poll below. Feel free to leave a comment and expand on your answer.

Oh, and Happy Holidays!

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LadyCash
1 month ago

I love the lights, the decorations, and wonderful foods from different traditions. We live full time so I can’t decorate because of storage being limited. I get to enjoy all decorations and lights of the area in. A wonderful bonus is we get to be with family now. We couldn’t when we were raising our family due to work schedules and distance.

Scott
1 month ago

much prefer to be dry camping in the late summer…peaceful

Gary
1 month ago

Maybe if all the Christmas stuff didn’t come out before Halloween it would mean more.

Last edited 1 month ago by Gary
Jim Johnson
1 month ago

The reason for the season is always with me, so it’s just another day for me personally. But so long as there are grandkids to spoil, I always look forward to the joy I see in their faces.

Pamela Jobson
1 month ago

Christmas is, God is with us, He will help us and Strengthen us. It’s not about Presents

Steve Minor
1 month ago

I like that this is the time of the year that has been set aside to celebrate the birth of Jesus, the Savior of the world, but for the most part, that is ignored. The rest of it (commercialism, drugs, drinking,crime, ect.) makes it a disgrace to the reason for the season! Besides that, you can’t get anything done because from Dec. 15th. until Jan.2nd. or 3rd. 95% of the people are BRAIN DEAD, LOL!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEARF!!!

Diane Mc
1 month ago
Reply to  Steve Minor

Ditto. I couldn’t vote. As you said it is the celebration of the birth of Jesus for many of us that is the reason for the season. We celebrate the gift giving, etc for the grandkids, many of who still believe in Santa. It’s a joy to see them so excited.

Jim
1 month ago
Reply to  Steve Minor

Christmas, or any season, is what YOU make of it. Don’t worry about other people and what they do or don’t celebrate.

Skip
1 month ago

You can keep the Christmas holidays. Just stress and individuals putting value on gifts that was given to them, no consideration of why a particular gift was given. So gift cards were born. Sad we have made that turn in the road. I’d rather have a plate of homemade cookies then the {bleeped} gift card or a gift.

sarah
1 month ago

I look forward to the decorations and family gatherings. I detest the commercialism and the crime/theft which always escalates during the holidays.

Gary G
1 month ago
Reply to  sarah

Totally agree

Wayne
1 month ago

Commercialism and pettiness ruins this season. The true meaning of Christmas, the birth of Jesus is practically ignored except for The church service on Christmas Eve.

Joe Allen
1 month ago

The reason I still look forward to this holiday is we are celebrating a birth in Christianity. At 77 I realize that things don’t mean as much to me anymore and understand why we should continue to celebrate this event. Jesus was born and we all need to realize the reason for the season!

John R Wilkins
1 month ago

We like the decorations and spirit “Tis the Season”, but the wife goes crazy buying presents for the family and friends, and creates enormous pressure to get it all purchased, wrapped, and done before Christmas Day. I’m glad when it’s over and can begin to relax again. I like the week between Christmas and New Years.

Tom
1 month ago

Nice to see the decorations but sad to see the need. Salvation Army, local food bank, endless “donate now” TV commercials.

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