At the risk of sounding like a “whiner” and you know, “nobody likes a whiner”, this is not my favorite time of year.
I feel overwhelmed by all the ads on television.
I feel overwhelmed by all the lists of gifts on the otherwise wonderful blogs I subscribe to.
I don’t like eggnog. I don’t like fruitcake.
I’m Jewish, so I don’t have a Christmas tree or any decorations. So all the decorating just makes me a bit jealous.
I’m on a buying clothes budget of “$0” until the end of the year, so all the advertisements about sales just makes me itch.
I’m tired of reading about all the ways you can make this holiday easier, which somehow makes the holiday seem harder, particularly if you can’t pull off that perfect fireplace mantle.
I like some of the music, but it gets to be too much after a while.
Ok, I’ll say it, “Bah Humbug.”
I really should take a vacation to some tropical island where everyone is a Buddhist.