Christmas Swallowed Halloween: How Halloween Strikes Back

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Jack o lantern from photo by Gene Gallin on Unsplash, Santa hat from photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash, winter landscape from photo by green ant on Unsplash, Photoshop by author

I’m old enough to remember a time when the Christmas carols didn’t start in retail stores until December. Slowly, that day crawled earlier in the calendar until it became normal for Christmas displays to be up before stores opened their doors on November first. Halloween long held as a bulwark against the it’s-never-enough…

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Michael Nabert

Michael Nabert

Researching a road map from our imperilled world into one with a livable future with as much good humour as I can muster along the way.