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Fourth Place

I don’t decorate for the holidays (with one sole exception), and if I did, it certainly wouldn’t be for the Fourth… which would rank as one of my least favorite holidays.  It has nothing to do with any treasonous behavior … Continue reading

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Fake Flowers

I have been working in retail for 21 years now, and have seen quite a few products blossom from an unpopular, weird niche item into customer must-haves that there are now entire sections of the counter dedicated to.  Puppy pads.  … Continue reading

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#197 – Death And Marshmallows

Photo taken: October 13, 2017 In just the two decades I have worked in retail, I have witnessed the holiday decorations category explode into previously unchartered territory that just seems to be consumer overkill.  Light strands for Valentines Day?  Yep.  … Continue reading

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Death And Marshmallows

This scene would probably confuse anyone who is oblivious to 80’s pop culture.  Giant inflatable Death as well as a pumpkin decoration?  Well, it must be Halloween!  But what’s up with the Michelin Man in a sailor suit?  Of course, … Continue reading

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Deck The Nest

‘Tis the season for no reason… and if you’d like to take a break from those same old horrible Christmas tunes that will bring out the Grinch in even the most cheery soul, then it’s time to take off the … Continue reading

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