As you have probably noticed by now, I’ve taken the day off today. The Friday following Thanksgiving—now known throughout the land as Black Friday—is always a strange day, mostly devoted to a masssive push to get buyers inside big retail stores to spend as much money as possible. Many businesses are closed, giving their employees […]
Another Thanksgiving holiday has rolled around for those of us in the U.S. This orgy of family, travel, food and thankfulness never seems to get old or lose its charm. Even some cooks’ best efforts to change the traditional menu are met with fierce resistance and pleas for the “old favorites.” And Thanksgiving, if nothing […]
Giving Thanks, Yet Again on Thanksgiving including lots of people and type designers, living and dead.