Warming up to the holidays

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska – A shopping mall in December is a crockpot of humanity.
Key ingredients of buying, selling, eating, walking, resting, napping, whining and flirting all soaking in a bullion of voices and shoes on tile.
I’m not a big mall guy, but around Christmas time, it is certainly entertaining. If Christmas took my family out of Alaska, dad used to sit and count how many parents used the ATM machine to keep their kids behaved while mom did her shopping. My buddy Nate and I did the same in a California mall a few years ago and were amazed at how well kids had their parents trained to dispense money at the sound of a scream.

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