Tag: Christmas

Balloons fly through New York for Thanksgiving Parade

Photo courtesy of S. Pakhrin, Flickr To kick off the holiday season, Macy’s held their 91st parade that took over Macy’s Herald Square last Thursday. The parade, however, came right after a recent terrorist attack in lower Manhattan, calling for a high police presence before, during and after the event. […]

Vague Characters and Uneven Plot Litter Christmas

Photo courtesy of Mingle Media TV, Wikipedia Directed by David Talbert, “Almost Christmas” is a typical family-oriented Christmas movie. The film revolves around Walter Meyer (Danny Glover), a man trying to make his deceased wife’s sweet potato pie for the holidays. Meyer lost his wife the year before, and now […]

Holiday Spirit at Risk Due to Consumerism

Photo Courtesy of Gridprop For many people, one of the best times of the year is the holiday season. Even now, the meals are being planned, the decorations are being brought out and the Christmas lists are being written. At one time in my life, the holiday season meant spending […]