On the 22nd Day of Blogmas…

Each Christmas as our extended family gathers at my grandmother's house, there are certain traditions that take place. One of those annual traditions is a gift exchange among the "grown-ups" in the family. This type of exchange goes by a number of names. I typically refer to it as the "Dirty Santa" exchange. It's the … Continue reading On the 22nd Day of Blogmas…

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On the 19th Day of Blogmas…

There are no presents under my Christmas tree. There are none that I've bought and wrapped that are waiting to be delivered. There are none that have been given to me to be opened on Christmas morning. Not a thing. Not even a stocking stuffer. That's because Mom said we're not doing presents this year. … Continue reading On the 19th Day of Blogmas…

So Many Questions: Part I

I'm always willing to rehash old blog posts or ideas that I've blatantly stolen from other people's blogs. It's not that I don't feel particularly creative on a given day. It's probably more of a laziness thing. But I don't feel like I'm lazy. I just, more often than not, get home from work and … Continue reading So Many Questions: Part I

10 Things I Want for My Birthday

I guess I don't need to explain what this post will be about. The title is fairly self explanatory. But, if you haven't been able to surmise from my most recent Question of the Week or yesterday's ranking of previous birthday parties, my birthday is this Sunday. And while there have been some friends who … Continue reading 10 Things I Want for My Birthday