According to CNN Money we American’s spent nearly 52.4 BILLION DOLLARS this weekend…..BILLION….with a B.
This cartoon along with the following headlines just about sum up how I feel about “Black Friday”…..
Woman pepper sprays other shoppers to gain upper hand
Girls Punch Each Other Over Yoga Pants at Victoria’s Secret
Mayhem over $2.00 Waffle Maker
Grandfather Smashed to Ground trying to protect grandson
Shoppers walk around, stepped over dead body
SERIOUSLY?…..while this year nothing stopped me from participating in this annual romp of excess I am happy to have given it up years ago. Next year Black Friday will be at the very end of our 11 Month Project so if you need an excuse to break this annual tradition feel free to use the Project as a way out and just have a lovely lunch with your sister, girlfriend, mother, daughter, whomever instead.