Tag Archives: Christmas Eve

Anticipation

I remember the Heinz 57 Ketchup commercial’s use of Carly Simon’s hit “Anticipation” better than the lyrics of the song itself. That’s the power of advertising and repetition. The later date of the 1978 commercial versus the 1971 date of … Continue reading

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Vacant Streets

Driving to work on the afternoon of Christmas Eve brings bittersweet emotions. In our small city, the downtown stores close early. No longer are there busy throngs of shoppers. Their motor vehicles have carried them home or out of town … Continue reading

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