Essay: Why There Is No Place Like It

There's no place like home for the holidays ..." That certain time of year being at hand, this sentiment from Home for the Holidays will soon be crooning forth repetitiously from all the mellow music stations. More power to it. Only a sorehead would fuss about too much celebration of the idea of home during the festive winter season. For that matter, home deserves a good deal of hymning all the time. There is, as the wonderful old song Home, Sweet Home established once and for all, no place like it—and this no...

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