Another thing that's been bugging me recently is how many people seem to see Christmas gift-giving as an obligation. And I don't except myself from this, but it just seems to be missing the true spirit of the season. Am I wrong that giving gifts should be enjoyable, not a chore? And I DO like giving gifts when I have some idea as to what the person wants, but I have no clue what that might be for a lot of people I know. If you're grouchy about giving gifts (or, worse yet, you trample other people to get the best bargains), isn't it kind of missing the point?
Oh, and it's final day of the happiness meme, isn't it? This post hasn't been too happy so far, but I'll wrap it up on a pleasant note by saying that having breakfast at McDonald's (two bacon, egg, and cheese bagels) made me happy. Small pleasures, you know?