Tag Archives: Christmas Vacation

In the Cheat of the Night

You know that sense of nostalgia that you get, that feeling, it’s almost in your sternum. It’s that feeling that everybody  is where they’re supposed to be. It’s that feeling that everything is right with the world, and it’s the … Continue reading

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Bust a Movie

It’s holiday crunch time.  Yes, yes, all my gifts are purchased and wrapped.  Cards have been sent.  The menu has been planned and should be reasonably easy to execute.  I’m still fighting the holiday blues a bit.  There is family … Continue reading

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Miss-mas Vacation

As with most of the country, the weather has taken a most foul turn the past few days.  This whole entire past weekend was a major bust.  Originally, we had a birthday party at the zoo Saturday, I had a … Continue reading

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When Your Shit Comes In

I’m a huge proponent of using my sense of humor as a coping mechanism for life.  Sure, it may sometimes – often, even – be inappropriate, but it’s what works for me.  I have young children now, so I can’t … Continue reading

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The Moan Ranger

After the bombshell of being forced to go to half-time at Stella’s school, I started looking at everyone’s calendars.  I already have/had work obligations scheduled for next week, and with Will working retail, a blood sacrifice (goat or virgin, or … Continue reading

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The Hood, the Bad, and the Ugly

A lifetime ago, I started my blogging career on Myspace. I ranted about a myriad of topics but one of my favorites was my neighbors.  We lived then in a small collection of townhomes and had some of the strangest … Continue reading

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