Black Friday, Indeed

An email from mom about the turkey dinner she delivered to grandma last Thursday gave me a hope for the holidays, but these headlines brought me back to reality:

Shootout at California Toys R Us

Employee Trampled at Long Island Walmart

Have the war, the economy, the environment and Ed Begley Jr. taught us nothing?

Apparently not.

Buy Nothing Day is a new spin on the unsustainable and ultimately unsatisfying American holiday tradition of shopping with reckless—and sometimes murderous—abandon:

Do your part this Cyber Monday…

Log off.

Chill out.

Mail a hand-written letter to an old friend.

The life you enhance might be your own.


1 comment:

Green Laker said...

shop 'til you (or someone else) drops