Happy Birthday to Me!

Today, I turn 44 years old. I’ve already got two big birthday presents. The first is that today is the first day after the last day I have to drive my Firstborn to school this year. (Yay! School’s out!) It’s the changing of the season, which always excites me. The other big birthday present I […]

Bits & Pieces 2012-12-27

Links and things that I’ve run across recently. The Most Important Lesson I Learned This Christmas Give the gift you would most like to have for the Yankee Swap. That way, when you get stuck with it at the end, you won’t be so disappointed. If You Forgot to Get Holiday Gifts for Your Favorite […]

All I Got for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

Actually, the coolest gift I got this Christmas was from my brother, a set of red-wine glasses. No, not red-wine-colored glasses that distort everything you see so that you think you’re drunk. But rather wine goblets, stemware, specifically designed for drinking red wine out of them. It was exactly what I wanted! I’m not a […]

One Day in December (a Holiday Update)

It’s the day after Christmas (or close enough, anyhow). And you know what that means: Everyone breathes a sigh of relief that Uncle Albert is on his way home for another year. No, seriously, it means we all return all the gifts that we didn’t actually want. Except that I didn’t get any of those, […]