I know that today is called 'Black Friday' but to me that doesn't sound all that great this year. I realize the reference is for the prospects of merchants--retailers being in the 'black' for the year (you know, turning a profit).
But with the endless media reports of the next Great (I've never understood what was so 'Great' about it) Depression accumulating in my RSS feed readers and such, I've decided to call this day simply 'shopping' day. So enjoy yourselves out there, and be safe.
Also, the three local municipalities have launched a shop local campaign... click here to read all about it from MohaveBusiness.com.