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Got that ‘reindeer in the headlights’ look?


Wreath up, stockings down, set out old drippy candles that somewhat spread light around.  Tree sort of up, but listing wildly against one wall.  Boxes of lights and ornaments awaiteth, as well as rounds of signing, licking, addressing and stamping cards. Rustle up … Continue reading

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Spring Break Hath Stood You Up


Your spring break done came and went.  Your break, BROKE.  It  ‘up and left town.’  Fled.  Hasta la vista.  Adiosed, 86’ed, kaput, vamoosed.  Vanished off the face of the earth.  It is to be…no more.  Spring Break?  Hah! Even though … Continue reading

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Step Away from the Weather Channel, Put Down the Remote


Had enough of Blizzard 2010? Okay, if you are one of the poor souls still camped out at Heathrow, or snowbound in the northeast corridor and actually have power to watch the Weather Channel–that’s different.  But your own region was … Continue reading

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Your Father’s Lovefeast


You finished trimming the tree with white lights and various and sundry old ornaments (a story always behind each one), and there, staring you in the face, is the silent game table, with four chairs.  It sits in the living … Continue reading

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