Christmas is, for many, a holiday more stressful than sacred.
Having been in a stressful job (trial lawyer) for more than twenty years and a veteran of forty-six Christmases, I felt sufficiently experienced to offer 3 tips for a less stressed Christmas.
1. Amazon.com. For me, driving from store to store in search of the perfect gift in bumper-to-bumper traffic ranks up there with a prolonged waterboarding experience at Guantanamo Bay. So, don’t do it. Put on something comfortable, grab a cup of your favorite holiday beverage, belly-up to to your computer and go to amazon.com. They sell practically everything, they gift wrap and deliver, sometimes the next day. Continue reading “3 Tips For A Less Stressed Christmas”
It is that time of year again. Actually, I’m already a little late because the Christmas movies have already started.
My ranking is based 1/3 on each movie’s strength against similar Christmas movies in the same time slot, 1/3 on a computer ranking generated through a secret algorithm and 1/3 on the NCAA coach’s poll.
So, here it is: my top ten (10) Christmas movies of all time.
1. A Christmas Carol (1951)
Dickens was one of the greatest writers of all time, and in my book this is the best Christmas movie of all time. It’s a story of repentance and redemption. Best line: Scrooge to Cratchit: “I suppose you’ll be wanting the whole day off for Christmas!” I try this line on my employees every year. It’s always good for some nervous laughter. Continue reading “Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time”