Tag Archives: holiday

Valentine’s Day

Today my extended family held the joint memorial service for my grandparents – who were married for 68 years. Their example was an inspiration to us all – they really lived their own advice to all the newlyweds, which was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas!

In celebration of the greatest gift ever given, families gather today to give each other gifts. And also to eat way too many desserts and play fun games together. At least that’s what happens with my family. I learned something interesting at … Continue reading

Posted in Culture | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Grinch at Christmas, girl edition

What? You mean OTHER WOMEN’S HUSBANDS actually LET THEM wrap the Christmas gifts?! Dalrock has a thoughtful post about how feminism is Grinchly at Christmas, but I’m still hung up on the whole wrapping the gifts thing. I even offered to wrap … Continue reading

Posted in The Humanity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Clawing my way out of the holidays

This year has been a banner year for week-of-Christmas social activity – partly because one of my family members has to move out of a tiny shoebox apartment by tomorrow. Thank God for living near extended family – it took … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Merry Christmas!

I’m pretty sure I’m going to try teaching my hypothetical future children that a fundamental part of Christmas celebrations is sleeping in. Somehow I don’t think it will work, but you never know, right?

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Christmas Tree tips

If you have a live-cut Christmas tree, here’s some tips for safely keeping a highly volatile torch in your living space. Other than the usual, that is: NO OPEN FLAMES IN THE VICINITY, make sure any extension cords are rated … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Happy Fourth!

I’m busily celebrating Independence Day by prepping for a big party, so I don’t have any deep words of wisdom to impart. So I shall leave you with something that’s on my reading list that I don’t yet have time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment