I will not shop on Thanksgiving!

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO 2004008944

I am taking a pledge NOT to shop on Thanksgiving. Vote with your dollars and your conscience!

FistFor many years, my Mom,
Vineda Hall England, worked in a nursing home. She often worked on holidays, and we understood that. Having to work on Thanksgiving or Christmas at a non-essential job is another thing ENTIRELY.

I will not shop on these days, no matter what incentive the stores advertise. Let's just keep Thanksgiving for itself. Christmas can wait one more day. In fact, since Christmas decorations are already in stores, Thanksgiving Day is actually only a recess from Christmas. Let's at least allow it to keep that status.

I'd like to see the stores empty, so Thanksgiving doesn't become as maddening as Black Friday. Give these employees a break!

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Tamara Inzunza
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I hear you Liz.  I'm not one for crowds and for people elbowing me for a deal or cutting me off for a parking space.  That's definitely one event that I can do without!

Nov 18, 2012 09:55 PM #1
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HI Liz,

GOOD for you and I agree.....it should be a day to step back and be thankful fr all yo have and a time to share w/family and friends.

Nov 18, 2012 10:00 PM #2
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I can not believe that they are playing Christmas music on the radio already and we haven't even fed our faces with turkey yet for Thanksgiving. Slow Down a bit one holiday at a time. Next thing you know we will combine Oct., Nov. and Dec. holidays and call it Happy HalloThanksmas.

Nov 18, 2012 11:34 PM #3
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