Happy Boxing Day

On Christmas Eve, somewhere between putting tinsel on the tree (this was my major, last-minute shopping run for the year) and baking a cheesecake for Christmas dessert, we hooked up the VCR–remember those, kids? We still have one, and it still kind of works!–and watched a couple of holiday classics, including A Christmas Story. I […]

Christmas Preparedness, and Music!

Well, well, well, we are just a week and a half away from Christmas and…I am totally not ready for it. I did spend about ten minutes moving some stuff out of the living room yesterday so that we can (eventually) put up a tree and decorate. Because we are ‘live (or, as my brother […]

Merry Christmas, Baby!

From the Conan O’Brien show eleven (!) years ago…. Wishing you all a Merry Christmas. Thanks for reading and putting up with me, and for sharing your thoughts and ideas in this space. Be well!

Musical Monday: The Christmas Song

What a voice that man had. I think, when I was a kid, I actually liked Christmas Eve better than Christmas itself. It was just so full of excitement and anticipation, but there was more to it than just that. For whatever reason, my family didn’t decorate our Christmas tree until Christmas eve. I don’t […]