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Simply Having an Adequate Christmas Time

Ah Christmas. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, apparently. Personally I prefer the weekend of Electric Picnic, but catchy songs don’t lie, so it’s wonderful. 1,066 more words

Ditch The Snitch During Christmas

December 26, 2014

Happy Boxing Day; the official holiday of surviving the Christmas Day maelstrom. The recycling bin is full to the brim with boxes, wrapping paper and one or two premier empty wine bottles, we have laundered the pajamas we spent all day in and the… 957 more words

Bad Parenting Trends

Christmas for One: A Success!

By the end of November 2013 my dad had been placed in hospice. Parkinson’s disease and diabetes destroyed his body while pain and frustration murdered mercilessly his spirit. 1,336 more words

Memoir

Christmas Survival Skills

Christmas can be magical: Giving, receiving, laughing, loving. Beautifully set tables, candlelight, mouthwatering aromas.

I do my best to enjoy Christmas, in spite of not being with my grandchildren and being treated like I’m some sort of a felon. 554 more words

Estrangement

Note to Self for Christmas 2014

Do more of what brought you Joy.

Ice skating on the boat basin while the white, peaceful, frozen river murmurs ‘I am still here’.  You may not see me skipping over stones and babbling around curves, but underneath the stillness of the ice, here I am. 778 more words

The Survival of Christmas

We are now at the end of 2013. The last few days I’ve been thinking about how December started, versus how it’s ending. I can’t seem to stop being surprised by the turn of events. 471 more words

Family

Christmas Survival

For Christmas we will be traveling to two different places, which means my routine is going to be thrown off. This is my Christmas Survival Plan: 249 more words