Tag Archives: Christmas
Happy Christmas Eve to you! Cooking, baking, visiting, listening, erranding and (hopefully) relaxing are the priority today, so I thought I’d give you a touch of Christmas past. It’s interesting to see how this week has changed for me over … Continue reading
As is the custom among my people, allow me to wish you a Merry Christmas! If you do not celebrate Christmas in one of its current incarnations, I hope your own holidays, if you observe them, have been/will be wonderful, … Continue reading
I have to step back for a minute and pretend it’s summer. For the most part, I feel like I’ve been doing really well this year – not being too much of a grinch, hating on the snow or dreading … Continue reading
I was due to be born on December 20, 1980. I was, in fact, born on December 10, 1980, right in the middle of my parents’ move to their newly built home. My feeling is that I dodged a nearing … Continue reading
Another Christmas here and gone. Except in my family, most of the parties are yet to come. With the deaths, births and marriages of the past couple decades, the Reilly, Borst, Mitchell and Barnes clans have had to rearrange our … Continue reading
I certainly do my share of holiday grinching. I make it no secret that this time of year drives me a little bit crazy, what with the get together scheduling, making sure to see those home for a few days, … Continue reading
My Dear Dead Relatives, Why, oh why did you ever choose to settle in Michigan? Why did you select this region of unreliable summers, and predictably drawn-out winters?