(NOTE: This post is an adaption of several from years past.)
With Thanksgiving almost a week behind us, Christmas season is now in full flower.
It’s my favorite time of the year — always has been and probably always will be.
No, I’m no longer the devout religionist I was when I was a Catholic altar boy. Far from it. But I retain an almost child-like love of the yuletide season. I like Christmas music and Christmas movies and Christmas spirit and all the other cultural trappings of the occasion.
And I’ll be damned if I’m going to let the ...