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Memories Are OK

We watched a version of “Scrooge” recently.

It was interesting in the comical sense. This year I caught someone saying Scrooge didn’t have a problem with Christmas; he had a problem with people. Maybe the lesson is Dr. Seuss, in all of his human frailties, continues to teach.

In the comic version of the previous generations, bitterness overruled the celebration. In the updated semi-human version, the outcast of the class grows into a hideous green monster, an easy reference. For whatever reason, green is referenced to envy.

Along the way, Scrooge, and the community at large, are sch...


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