Category Archives: christmas

Regifting “The Present”

Now that I have put the unpleasantness of Black Friday behind me, I can start focusing on the Christmas season in general. This yule will be particularly tough considering that this was my mom’s favorite time of the year. She … Continue reading

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Christmas Passed

One of the downsides of working in retail is that you never really get to enjoy Christmas. For the most part, the holiday season is a manic blur that begins roughly near the beginning of October and concludes–fizzles out, really–about … Continue reading

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The Present: A Christmas Short Story

Okay, at long last, here it is–the Christmas story. For those of you reading for the first time, this was supposed to be one of twelve that I planned to write and post on here on consecutive days leading up … Continue reading

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Technical Issues

I was planning on posting my lone completed Christmas short story, the only evidence of my grand incomplete plan to post a dozen stories over as many days leading up to the big day. That fell through due to conflicts … Continue reading

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Oozing Christmas Spirit

Today, I thought I’d post a few of the aforementioned pictures of the neighbor’s Christmas lights. These people are very serious about decorating for the holidays and start on the first of October in time to be ready for the … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season of Giving

It’s that time of year again.  All across the country, kind-hearted citizens are taking to store fronts, malls, and sidewalks everywhere, bells in hand, ringing out the call for people to donate to the Salvation Army.  You see them everywhere.  … Continue reading

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