Reflections on Thanksgiving

Yesterday, I enjoyed a lovely family gathering.  I hope you were able to spend your day with loved ones. Before dinner, one of the kids went around and asked each person to list a few things they are grateful for and put the slips of paper in a basket.  After […] Read more »

Black Friday / Buy Nothing Day

I’ve lived in the US for 30 years this month and mostly feel like an American (whatever that means)  but November and December are still difficult months for me.  I watch my otherwise intelligent friends as their obsession with spending and gift buying is cranked up to frenzy level. Check […] Read more »