Tag Archives: Christmas

TCS: A Very British Holiday – BOXING DAY

Good Morning! ____________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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TCS: Special Edition – The Christmas Revels

______________________________________________________________ Good Morning and Welcome Yule! ______________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday  Christmas. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SNOWBLIND

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD It’s an irony that the things I like best about Christmas are traditions from places where Winter means snow and ice. The smell of pine warmed by glowing lights, carols full of cold Decembers, and hot … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: PECUNIARY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Conspicuous consumption is a term introduced by the Norwegian-American economist and sociologist Thorstein Veblen in his book The Theory of the Leisure Class. The term refers to consumers who buy expensive items to display wealth and income … Continue reading

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A Merry Musical Muppet Christmas!

Posted by Elaine Magliaro

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