Tagged: holiday

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Including the energon axe!

I feel horrible for wanting this, but I absolutely do and may very well buy it. Not because it speaks or has a display stand or anything. it’s the axe. For the geeks in the audience, y’all remember the axe...

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cue the laugh track

It’s officially Christmas, yay! I know that I’m living in some odd sitcom of my own life. The family just sat around the Scrabble board at my brother’s urging and my mom kicked all of our collective asses. The word...

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land of two mottos…

Well, I’m at the parents’ place. Very little seems to have changed from last year. I’ve made a cheesecake, and prepped a peach french toast bake for tomorrow morning. I’m all cooked out. Happy Holidays everyone.

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I’m trying, really I am

Thank the gods for the Vince Guaraldi Trio, it’s about the only thing keeping me in the spirit of the season. I finally made my flight reservation to visit the parents next week, I tried to get out this past...

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Ironically, BLT does not sell B.L.T.’s

It was a weekend of parties, a little bit of work, but mostly parties. Friday morning I got an e-mail from J to say good morning and to let me know that his office holiday party was that evening and...

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I am delighted to be unable to attend…

This was too cute not to post. Enlighten has put a Holiday Party Excuse Generator online for those invites you just have to turn down, but can’t find the right words. It’s pretty fun to go through and the letters...

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Well, it’s no 2005…

The last time I was alone for Thanksgiving, I was living on my own in Alexandria. I had very little money, nearly no vacation time from work and catsitting duties down the road. I made cookies that morning, watched a...

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All Hallow’s Blues

Happy Halloween everyone. I thought I’d gotten to the point where this was just another day, socially speaking. Religiously is another matter. But I find myself a little down for some reason. I guess in the past, Halloween and the...

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Who’s that fat guy to the right of him?

Turns out the “fat guy” we were looking at was Karl Rove. Jeezy Creezy, what a day. After the shopping/tourist/t-shirt early afternoon, I came home drenched in my own juices and sat around 1/2 naked just to dry out. All...