I notice that songs of Christmas are played repetitively to the point where I am overly familiar with them.
I observe that, when shopping, I am slightly motivated by feelings of obligation.
When someone says, “Happy Holidays”, I notice I am not sure what they are thinking.
I see an imbalance of retail sales occurring during this period.
I notice the presence of large amounts of sugar-laden foods that I eat when not hungry.
I notice confusion as to whether real or artificial trees are better for the environment.
I observe people exchanging gifts during White Elephant gift exchanges and pretending to like their gift.
I observe children looking at the gifts under the tree and know this is better than after they open them.
I observe Jewish people getting together on Christmas day and pretending it’s just the sixth day of Chanukah.
I notice people trying to get along with family members that they would prefer not to have in the house.
Have a Reasonably Affable Time of Togetherness.