I finally took my Christmas tree down. It was only a week past New Year’s – not so bad – but I am always acutely aware of how long my tree has been up after the holiday, and not because the needles are dropping faster than schoolchildren during flu season. See, it all started when … Continue reading O Christmas Tree – A Belated Christmas Tale
To borrow an expression of my mother’s, last week it felt like somebody laid a huge fart over the universe. Everybody seemed to be in a pissed off mood, combative, unyielding, and inconsiderate. I was cranky and my short fuse was working overtime. I cursed my doctor, who insisted that I come in to see … Continue reading Well, I’m Glad THAT’s Over.
The end of 2014 came fast. One day we were shopping for disposable dinnerware at Cosco about a week before Thanksgiving, wondering together whether 50 of each plate size would be enough to cover our holidays with family, and the next I’m waking up at 2:00 on January first after a 13 hour shift. Don’t … Continue reading And…..2014 Goes Out Like a New Yizzle’s Fizzle