Tag Archives: holidays

Please, Newt, do not call!

Dear Newt Gingrich, USA presidential candidate, please quit calling us. We are on the do-not-call list. Please do not say that you can telephone every day because you’re a political candidate or a non-profit agency. I am a registered and … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas, just like the ones I’ve never known…

Even though I swore I would not publish a blog more than once or twice a week during the holiday season, here we are in Georgia after eating a pepperoni pizza and drinking a glass of nice white Pinot Grigio for lunch, … Continue reading

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“I believes in Santa Claus with my wholest heart!”

My name is Elsa.  I don’t believe in Santa Claus any more.  I am nine years old.  My mommy and daddy buy me toys from Wal-Mart and Target.  My mommy went to the store really early on Black Friday and … Continue reading

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Santa’s elf sending out 1,300 envelopes this week!**

Gosh, it felt so good to be a Santa-elf last night! I was beaming like Rudolph’s red nose. It felt like–unexpectedly–the delight of Christmas re-ignited.  It gets so tiring, sometimes, doing everything the traditional holiday way, the expected way.  But … Continue reading

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I would like to send you a Christmas card.

I would like to send you a Christmas card. If you are a regular reader– or commenter– someone with whom we’ve formed a blogging relationship– I would like to send you a Christmas card, a token, an appreciation for your … Continue reading

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It’s OK if you don’t read this blog. “Stupid holidays, anyway…”

Blog readers disappear on holidays.  It’s a Fact.  You have all disappeared.  You have all gone somewhere.  You are out there having fun.  You are at parades, maybe, or picnics along the beach.  You are hanging out with friends and … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day wild goose chase

We did it again.  We couldn’t help ourselves.  What wanton behavior! We–all in search for some Mother’s Day fun–headed back to Marquette. (“Back to Marquette?” you think, frowning, “Can’t they stay home?  What’s the matter with them?  Aren’t they thinking … Continue reading

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