In which we discuss the merits of pacing oneself through the sales year.
(We offered this column for the first time in 2002. We repeat it annually to mark the passing year.)
Last Thursday, my family and I, complete with children and grand mothers, celebrated Thanksgiving. I married into a family that believes Thanksgiving dinner was successful only if the dining table legs threatened to buckle under the weight of the food on the table. This year was no exception.