Thursday night marked the beginning of the holiday season in the Chi-Guy household as at 7pm CST ABC aired “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”  This is the definition of must see TV in my eyes as nothing quite sums up the American holiday season as Charles Schulz’s acid-laced depiction of a dog on a doghouse re-enacting the trials and tribulations of a World War One fighter pilot trapped behind enemy lines.

What are holidays if not a collection traditions?  The cynical among us would insert a joke here about their being tools of a capitalist machine to encourage consumer spending, but More >