Every year during the holiday season, my home town of Rochester, MI goes through an amazing transformation. Every building in the downtown strip is dawned with a massive amount of stringed lights, each building dawning their own color or theme.
For a long time now, this time of the year has always been really hard for me. For a lot of people, it is a joyous time of the year. But many others, it is a time of depression and reflection of better times. That may be why so many people are sad this time of the year
AAA has announced that this year, roughly 3.5 million Michiganders are gonna be traveling for the holidays. On a national scale over 107 million are projected to be traveling, the largest number to date.
When I was a kid the last thing I wanted was lame presents. Literally, my whole childhood was filled with the excitement of new toys. I don't have the numbers but I feel like when I was a kid we had the largest boom of toy production in our countries' history.
It's not every day that you get to see Santa Clause. After all, he only comes to town around Christmas time. With his busy schedule, from making appearances at hundreds of malls all over America to personal appearances at businesses, this guy barely has time to sleep.
This is the first time in a very long time that I am in the "Christmas Mood" and I really don't want to ruin a good thing. Every year when the whole family gets together and we gather in the living room, all our "spidey senses" start tingling when we hear keywords or topics …