posted on Dec, 25 2015 @ 07:59 PM
Meh, the neighbors, (Hindus) knocked at the door to say Merry Christmas and give us flowers. They don't give us the time of day any other day.
I went outside right after and encountered them again while walking my dog. I wanted to say something about how I don't observe holidays like others
do, I'm not into religion or commercialism, but they didn't look at me and ducked into their house as I walked by.
So 5 minutes made all that difference. Reinforces my notion Christmas is a facade, an expectation of behavior. more ritualistic than sincere. People
should be neighbors anyday, friendly gestures aren't universal? Just a wave, a nod or acknowledgment instead of ignoring each other, except for one
day or two.
When my mom had a stroke earlier this year, there was ambulances on three occasions at the house, lots of visits by in home care, lots of therapy out
front, in plain view with walkers, canes, rehab was extensive. Not once did they show any interest in all that. I know they know, they saw