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Wal-Mart, The Christmas Play

Christmas time is here again.  Tis 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.  The Wal-Mart Christmas Musical The entire play takes place … Continue reading

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Little Red Hen’s Christmas Joy

Christmas time is here again.  Tis the season for celebrating old traditions.  Around this blog, that means dusting off posts of Christmas past, posts that are more stale than re-gifted fruitcake.  Enjoy.    Once upon a time,  Little Red Hen lived in a … Continue reading

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Have You Made Your Lunar New Year’s Resolutions?

Happy New Year!  Friday, January 31st marks the Lunar New Year, and you know what that means.  If you’ve already blown your regular New Year’s resolutions, this is your chance for a fresh new start.  Except, obviously, Lunar New Year … Continue reading

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My New Year’s Resolution: Screw That

I sat down today to list the many ways in which I stink. This annual cataloging of faults (with accompanying promises to do better) is a practice better known as making New Year’s resolutions. Coming up with raw material was … Continue reading

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The U. S. Postal Service Probably Stashed My Christmas Cards Under A Viaduct In Chicago…Again

It’s that time of year again.  A time when everyone is filled with the milk of human kindness and a desire to help their fellow man.  Fellow men like those working at the U.S. Postal Service. Christmas card season is … Continue reading

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The Wal-Mart Christmas Musical

Art lovers like to revisit their holiday favorites at this time of year.  Ballet enthusiasts flock to The Nutcracker and classical music lovers go to Handel’s Messiah. Me?  I’m a musical theater buff.  Last weekend I caught my favorite show … Continue reading

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Little Red Hen’s Christmas Story

I kinda/sorta put up my Christmas tree the other day.  The joyous experience of decorating(ish) brought to mind this soon-to-be classic children’s story. Gather round, boys and girls, and listen to… Little Red Hen’s Christmas Story Little Red Peg taking … Continue reading

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My Sister-In-Law Is STILL Ruining The U.S. Economy

Christmas is all about traditions.  Every year we unpack our favorite, old ornaments.  We unearth our Bing Crosby and Manheim Steamroller CDs.  We watch A Christmas Story, Miracle on 34th St. and It’s a Wonderful Life. Around this blog, tradition … Continue reading

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True Valentine Confessions (And Give-Away Contest)

Valentine’s Day is a time to express your deep love for that special someone in your life.  That’s what it’s supposed to be.  In reality, it’s an exercise in performance pressure of the worst kind. If your sentiments aren’t exactly … Continue reading

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Them That’s Got Shall Get…A Mix Master

Them that’s got shall get, Them that’s not shall lose, … Billie Holiday (paraphrasing the Bible) hit the nail on the head, especially during this merry season of gift giving. I’ve got a friend who is rolling in the dough.  … Continue reading

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