I woke up the other morning struggling to remember the words to the Serenity Prayer: GOD, grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change, the COURAGE to change the things I can, and the WISDOM to know the difference. — Reinhold Niebuhr It was the day after Black Friday (Small Business Saturday, … More Christmas Gift Anxiety
I often wonder how Americans would react if the government tried to ration something today. Sugar, aluminum, meat, gasoline, butter . . . References to rations in books or movies set during World War II seem quaint, and our reaction—consciously or not—is probably something along the lines of “glad we don’t have to do that … More Do We Have a Duty to Shop?