My editor points out this wonderful website called IsItChristmas where you go to find out, well, “Is it Christmas?”
I have to admit, I’ve found the site to be of great use to me. It’s like a Magic Eight Ball site where I can ask all sorts of questions and get a calm yet firm response.
— Should I buy that?
— Will this be the year my team finally wins?
— Will those old pants still fit?
— And, in a related question: Should I finish off the entire ice cream carton?
— Will the BCS system work?
— Will I catch the traffic lights since I’m running late?
— Will my team sign the big free agent?
— Will I find money?
— Will someone do that for me so I don’t have to do it?
— Will my tennis elbow just suddenly go away?
— Will the three people I need to talk with call me back in time to make dinner?
— Will my daughters just do what they’re supposed to do without complaining today?
— Should I get one of those Forever Lazy jumpsuits?
Seems to me these questions, like so many others, are really just another version of the big question: