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Travel at Christmas (Without Leaving Home)

Pet Travel Thursday

Destination: Christmas

Book(s): A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote, illustrations by Beth Peck (2006); Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels by Deborah Heiligman (2008); and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, illustrations by Brett Helquist (2009).

By Pamela Douglas Webster

Christmas is a time of joy.

The hunt for the perfect tree.

But it’s not only unmixed blessings. The holidays also bring loneliness, a feeling of exclusion, and loss for many. How could it not? Christmas is the most-hyped holiday on the planet. Marketers and advertisers make their money creating dissatisfaction they claim only their products can sate. Continue reading Travel at Christmas (Without Leaving Home)