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Still Alive After All This Time

You guys, I drank all the champagne. I drank all the rosé. I drank all the apple cider toddies and I ate all the snacks, the pork, and the bread. I argued all the Scattergories. I’ve been thankful for all … Continue reading

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The Peltzer Pet Problem

Watch Gremlins, they said. It’s a great Christmas movie, they said. I’ve been wanting to watch it for so long and it’s always checked out at the video store, they said. By “they” I mean Crossley, various dudes I know … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

‘Twas two nights before Christmas, and all through the house, several creatures were stirring, including two cats who probably wouldn’t know a mouse if they saw one, but one of those cats used to eat wasps on a regular basis … Continue reading

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My Stomach Hurts

I like to brag that I don’t spend a lot of time or money on Christmas because I don’t buy a lot of things for a lot of people. And while this is mostly true, I know the hidden cost … Continue reading

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Five Day Radio Silence

…and it doesn’t get much better with this, this thing that’s basically a status update, but I promise it will start getting better tomorrow. Do you have your Christmas shopping done? I do. I had mine done two weeks ago, … Continue reading

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I’m ate a Frankensandwich just now. I made it almost 45 minutes ago, but it had to spend some time sitting under the weight of a couple of Thanksgiving leftover containers in the possibly vain effort to squish the sandwich … Continue reading

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Although Facebook provides me with the daily opportunity to be disappointed in people I know for their various personal, political, and sometimes religious (usually the type that affects the political) choices, every now and then it makes me smile at … Continue reading

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