I’m finally in the Christmas spirit …

I'm not one of those women who has to put up a Christmas tree while doing the Thanksgiving Day dishes .... in fact, I usually wait until mid-December to even think about it.  No, I'm not turning over a new leaf.  I DO feel a lot less bah-humbuggy, even if there is still plenty of un-Christmassy-ness in …

Finally, it’s over.

Christmas is over, thank God. It’s become a very depressing and disappointing holiday, the older I get. Maybe it’s because my Christmas has morphed into the “old fart Christmas” …. Me, Mom, Dad, and my sister.  The four old people.  My niece, her husband, and Clara also celebrate with us, but the core of any …

Christmas Special #10

Ummmmm, yeah, I'm from Northern Illinois.  It can be like the tundra.  Brrrrrrrrr.  Most of my Christmases have been white. And that's why I wanted to move to the beach.  I'm DONE with snow/cold/ice/shitty weather drivers.