Friday, November 21, 2014

P.C. Richard and Sons - A True Testament to the Meaning of Thanksgiving and Beyond

Every year as more and more retailers are opening up earlier than ever on Thanksgiving, I look forward to the P.C. Richard & Sons advertisement they publish in many newspapers across the nation at this time of the year.

I applaud them... 

Don't shop on Thanksgiving. Don't fret, the almighty sales will be there long past Thanksgiving day!

It's time to take back the Thanksgiving holiday!


Best wishes,
Donna M. McDine
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  1. It would be nice if the major retailers respected the holiday the way P.C. Richard and Sons does. I'd not seen that ad before, so thanks for sharing!

    1. I agree with you full heartedly. Happy Thanksgiving!

  2. Great post and I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving Day.

  3. We always go to Cracker Barrel for Thanksgiving when I spend it with my family. When I spend it with my in-laws, it's an at-home Thanksgiving. Now I feel bad, but the employees always tell us at Cracker Barrel that they have the option to work in short shifts to spread it around so everyone gets to spend at least half of the day with their families? One server told me she makes so much in tips on T-giving, she volunteers to work a double.

    When I worked at the movie theater as a teenager, we had to work Christmas Day (one of the busiest days of the year). We were given the option of working either Christmas Eve, Christmas early afternoon, or Christmas night. I chose Christmas early afternoon and there were only 2 of us there. It was actually kind of fun because NOBODY goes to the movies on Christmas until nighttime, then it's slammed. So I got the good end of that deal. You wouldn't believe how many people go to the movies on both Thanksgiving night and Christmas night...

    1. Hi Stephanie, thanks for stopping by! I like the idea of shorter shifts...wonderful! I've never thought of going to the movies on Thanksgiving or Christmas, I'd probably fall asleep after eating all day. Happy Thanksgiving! Best, Donna

  4. I'm thankful to God every day for my house, his saving me, and my beautiful bunny lady, Deborah. My family, such as it is, is scattered all over the place. During Canadian Thanksgiving Day in October, I spent the day enjoying God's providence and lying on the kitchen floor while petting Deborah. She loves that so much and I love the way she closes her chocolate almond eyes in pure pleasure.

    By the way, how did you get that animated GIF on your page. I've tried that and it never works. What a shame since I have some excellent animated GIFs.


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