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My Retroactive 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Right about now, a lot of you are thinking of ways to improve yourself in the coming year; in other words, you’re making your 2017 New Year’s resolutions.  Bad idea.  Nobody keeps those for more than a week – two … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas To Keep You From Being Ebenezer Screwed Again This Year

Christmas is the season for celebrating old traditions.  Around this blog, that means dusting off posts of Christmas past, posts that are staler than re-gifted fruitcake.  Enjoy.  Christmas is only a couple of days away.  The cards are written, the … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gift Ideas So You’re Not Ebenezer Screwed Again This Year

Christmas is the season for celebrating old traditions.  Around this blog, that means dusting off posts of Christmas past, posts that are staler than re-gifted fruitcake.  Enjoy.  Christmas is only a couple of days away.  The cards are written, the … Continue reading

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Holiday Greeting Cards: What’s the Real Message?

Have you mailed out your Christmas cards yet? If your response was a slack-jawed, “huh?” you’re part of the modern trend away from sending traditional, snail-mailed greeting cards.  Nonetheless, most of us still find quite a few in our mailboxes.  … Continue reading

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All Glory And Honor To the Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest Winner!

We have a winner!  Congratulations to Carrie Rubin at The Write Transition for her masterful captioning of this picture of poor Santa.  She took a mysteriously sleuthy route for her caption, which shouldn’t be surprising as this blogger and author … Continue reading

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Vote In The Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest

I asked and you delivered.  Time to vote for your favorite in my first, annual Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest.   Or my one-and-only contest ever, depending on future levels of motivation. It was hard to pick just a handful but, after … Continue reading

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Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest

Christmas time is here again.   Time to put up the tree, drink eggnog, sing along with Der Bingle….and enter my Ho-Ho Holiday Caption Contest. +++Spoiler alert for family members and anyone else on my gift-giving list.+++ One of my sacred … Continue reading

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