Three years ago, I was preparing for a similar trip to the one I’m making today: flying to Scotland to visit Husband’s family for Christmas. The first time I did this, of course, he was not yet Husband, he was The Last Boyfriend, and we were both living and teaching in Japan. For our first… Continue reading I’m Going On a (Christmas) Adventure!
Christmas is less than nine days away. The only presents you have bought are for your dog, and you have no idea what people want. And why is that?
Because you haven’t seen this list, yet. Obviously.
The lovely thing about working from home is that Christmas has not yet begun for me. Yes, you heard me right. It’s the middle of December, and it’s not yet Christmas.
It’s Thanksgiving Day, when someone says: “Before we eat, let’s take a moment to go around the table and say what we’re thankful for,” why is it never acceptable to reply, “Can we just mumble stuff with our mouths full of mashed potatoes instead?”
Sharing your holiday gathering with a Writer? Here are a few Dos and Don’t to help you host someone infected with Writer-Itis–and to keep from catching it yourself.
The Halloween I was in sixth grade, we had to defend our pumpkins. That was the year my family hosted an exchange student from France. He was, well. He was the kid who wore a Kamikaze headband to school September 12th, 2001, let’s put it that way. Not exactly the kind who stops fights, or keeps… Continue reading Smashing Pumpkins For the Glory of Halloween