Tag: holidays

  • In Defense of Mother’s Day

    In Defense of Mother’s Day

    This morning, I was thinking about Mother’s Day. This is unsurprising, because today is Mother’s Day. This year I think I have encountered more counter-culture reactions to Mother’s Day than I have in past years. It seems like a few crept in each year, but this year I encountered more of them than usual. I…

  • Funnny Holiday Photos

    Funnny Holiday Photos

    I have not yet sent out Christmas cards. I still kind of want to. But at this point, this may have to suffice. Happy holidays!   * * * * * * * * * * * * Happy holidays and many blessings upon you, whether you’re drinking your forty, or breaking your gingerbread house.…

  • Gratitude for Grief

    Gratitude for Grief



    Honestly, this is going to be a weird Thanksgiving post. I’m not going to show you pictures of my turkey. I’m not going to tell you I’m grateful for my friends and family and leave it at that. This is my first Thanksgiving on my own. Without a spouse, and without kids. I opted for…