December 23, 2014 || 2:32 PM Where I am: Starbucks. What I am contemplating: the habit we have (well, lots of people who are not me) of greeting people with the phrase “Are you ready for Christmas?” We are supposed to be, at this time, overwhelmed with the production of A Holiday and there are … Continue reading Holiday greetings
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: Jokes by Brian Beatty.: UNHAPPY HOLIDAYS. Everyone blames commercialism for ruining the holidays. I think my mother has done her part, too.
I love that there is a whole day here dedicated to gratitude. I could spend a whole day making up a list of things that I am grateful for, and still miss a few items. The first things that I can think of to be grateful for are warm houses and Chihuahuas. (Peter was … Continue reading Thanksgiving, 2008
Silver cleaning: much thereof. Also much of keeping of Chihuahuas out of the humans’ way. Chihuahuas are very helpful little critters. Do you know how dirty you and your kitchen can get while cleaning a boatload of silverware plus two very neglected candlesticks? You might never properly imagine the scope if I did tell you, … Continue reading Silver