A time of giving thanks, rudely interrupted by haughty holiday hustlers, should fortify our resolve to watch what we ask for in this season of giving. Indeed, there was a time daylight savings signaled a time of transition to Thanksgiving, not an alarm bell hastening the hanging of twinkly lights and wreaths on every window and door and the premature bedecking of Christmas trees. This is a time to gather the family and laugh together at the hilarity of John Hughes’ classic Planes, Trains and Automobiles. Few better moments exist to cry together and give thanks all over again as Steve Martin finally makes it home in time to reunite with his loved ones and carve the turkey. Who could be blamed for singing along to Paul Young’s Every Time You Go Away, you take a piece of me with you…
Danielle DiMartino Booth is CEO and Director of Intelligence at Quill Intelligence
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