No shame in shopping [Letter]

December 01, 2013

So it's OK to shop after the Sept. 11 terrorist attack but not to spend money during a happy time ("Thanks for not shopping," Nov. 25)?

Consumerism is as American as apple pie. Some families consider shopping a bonding experience. Passing judgment on people who have been out of work for several years due to our lame economy is short-sighted and condescending.

I am not a shopper or a mass consumer, but I certainly don't consider spending money on people one loves to be bad behavior. Live and let live, I say. Happy holidays.

Amy Foell

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