In some places they still have "Blue Laws" where stores and shops are closed on Sundays. I live in Passaic County NJ, we don't, but the neighboring County of Bergen does. It's actually a hassle I think, not being about to go to the store on Sunday is really a pain sometimes.
Originally Posted by TIATIA
Personally, I think its a bit of a dated practice.
"I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave, and not another race of creatures bound on other journeys." ~Charles Dickens