Photos: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.
2. I am also into stringing holiday lights across streets. Such activity is particularly lavish in London. See the TimeOut London article, "The Best Christmas Lights in London."
Carnaby Street Christmas Lights, London. Photo: © Anatoleya
3. The Toronto Star has an article, "Meet the Superheroes who save Christmas Day," about the people who work Christmas day, such as streetcar drivers and cinema ticket takers.
4. In the run up to the end of the year, the Orange County Register runs its annual feature, "Most Influential 2017: Meet the 100 top influencers in Orange County." I think it's always interesting to read about people doing innovative, important work, for ideas if nothing else, and to be thankful for the people who make the kinds of contributions that help more than themselves.