The Sunshine Factor

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Christmas Shopping Then and Now

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My sentiments exactly.

Chasing the Horizon

Sears Wish Book

When I was a kid, the next best thing to Christmas day was the day the Sears Wish Book was delivered.

For those too young to remember, or even know what I’m talking about, the wish book was massive catalog from what was then perhaps the biggest retailer in the known universe.

If my memory is to be trusted, the Wish Book was a good 3 to 4 inches thick, and full of dazzling color photos of every imaginable type of clothing, tool, appliance, musical instrument and, most importantly, toy.

The day the Wish Book appeared in the mail was always a glorious one.  My parents would hand me the catalog and tell me to circle the things I wanted Santa to bring me.  I’d dive in, in a complete reverie, and, not being shy about it, circle almost anything that caught my fancy just in case Santa had some…

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Author: Debb Stanton

I am an optimistic, positive person who is a seven year cancer survivor. Since that time I have learned that getting a cancer diagnosis does not always mean an automatic death sentence. I like to share my hope with others and continue to encourage them - no matter who they are or what they need encouragement for. I write poems, prayers, articles, and stories. Recently the premiere issue of my online magazine, launched. Thank you for visiting!

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