Why not shop from the comfort of your home? There are so many lovely handmade and vintage items available on Etsy. Perhaps a bit too late for them to arrive by Christmas Day, but it beats braving the parking lot at the mall. Stop that frantic rushing to and fro~ just Pause.
Great Streets of silence led away To Neighborhoods of Pause -- Here was no Notice -- no Dissent No Universe -- no laws -- By Clocks, 'twas Morning, and for Night The Bells at Distance called -- But Epoch had no basis here For Period exhaled.