Tag: holidays

My Quiet Thanksgiving

One more of these and then next year it’s possible both kids will be out of town and it’s even quieter and just two of us(hopefully going out to eat) I don’t really have much to report on reading and watching this week. I haven’t finished a book this week. I didn’t watch anything new…

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Let’s Talk Turkey

We just celebrated Thanksgiving. This has been a breaking news alert. Most people probably ate turkey this week. Most people have probably eaten turkey several times in the last few days. We are now a month away from Christmas and talk has turned to food for Christmas parties and Christmas dinner. I don’t understand the…

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The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Yesterday was Halloween. Not exactly breaking news there, I know. The Today Show was talking this morning about how we are now going right in to the holiday season. Starbucks will release their holiday cups tomorrow. Right after the segment a Starbucks commercial aired advertising the release of the peppermint mocha. The commercial was full…

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My Busy Christmas Schedule

We had our holiday party at work yesterday. I’ve got one week left before I am on vacation until January 2.  Here is our busy schedule: Friday – 9 hour drive to my mother-in-law’s house Saturday – Bonus rest day since we are arriving a day early. Hoping to see Star Wars in the morning…

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Happy Nonspecific Holiday?

Every year around this time my Facebook gets flooded with competing complaints about holiday greetings. Seems people are offended no matter what you say. Merry Christmas? I’m offended because I am not a Christian. Happy Holidays? I’m offended because I am a Christian. Happy Hanukkah? I’m offended because I am not Jewish. Happy Kwanzaa? I’m…

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