From the November 2012 magazine.

November 2012: Warning! Holidays Ahead

Good news: No matter which holiday you celebrate—it's only 24 hours long!

It never seems to fail that when November rolls around there’s a struggling newcomer in our group who asks at a closed meeting: “But how am I to get through the holidays?”

The answer from old-timers present is, just as unfailingly, the same: “A holiday, like any other day, need not be coped with until it comes. And when it does come, it is only twenty-four hours long.”

-- M.C.

Pleasantville, New York

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