Of Drag Queen Angels, and a Beanie Baby Jesus.

My second year of STINT [better known as "STINT: The Remix"] has become my proverbial second child-thus, I have taken very few pictures. This week I worked to remedy that. Now, they say that a picture is worth a thousand words-and so today I'm going to let mine do most of the … [Read more...]

What the Grinch and I Have in Common. [Christmas: Unwrapped.]

      My family-the best part of the "wrapping". :)"The Grinch stood puzzling and puzzling. 'How could it be so?! It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!' He hadn’t stopped Christmas from coming-it came! Somehow or other-it came … [Read more...]

Simply Having a Wonderful Christmas Time.

It would appear that Santa and I are both busy making lists these days. Michelle and I have decided to make our whole team run a 5K that we’re calling “The Reindeer trot” on Christmas Eve. Sadly, given the excessive amount of hohos and Teddy Grahams that have been disappearing … [Read more...]

Of Sugar Plum Fairies, and Nine Year Olds Gone Wild.

My apartment looks like a troop of unruly nine year old boy scouts were left to their own impish, gleefully mischievous devices when grocery shopping. An absolutely embarrassing number of sugary American confections in telling, obnoxiously loud neon boxes are spilling out of … [Read more...]

Of Carols and Cardboard. [TIA.]

Breakfast this morning consisted of one pot of coffee and an oreo. Because I’m an adult, and I get to decide what that means. On Monday, my team and I had grand plans of spending our evening watching Frosty come to life and drinking cinnamon apple cider while we finished our … [Read more...]

Marshmallowed and Mittened. [Of Words I Made Up.]

And so it finally begins. :) Life in the candlelit glow of evergreen and cedar, garish cranberry-red wrapping paper and silver bells, oversized pine wreaths and the magic luster of white twinkle lights, soft flannel and garland festively wrapped around anything that will stand … [Read more...]