Posts Tagged ‘Traditions’

Oh, THAT Tradition!

January 9, 2019

“Mom, when do we have to take the Christmas tree down?” my son asked the other day.

“We can keep it up as long as you like,” his mother answered.

“But when are we supposed to take it down?” he wanted to know.

Smiling, his mother replied, “If we follow tradition, February.”

February? I thought.  What tradition is she following?

My question must have been visible on my face, because she continued with, “Because by February it’s so close to Valentine’s Day that you’re out of excuses for not having taken your tree down earlier.”

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This Applies To ALL Kinds Of Ideas, Really

January 4, 2013

Just because a number of people over a period of time have decided something is a good idea, does not of necessity make something a good idea.

Calling that idea a “tradition” does not change this.