Monthly Archives: November 2013

Drops of Awesome – Holiday Edition

For me, the final straw on the back of my Holiday Madness Camel came in the form of the Shelf Elf. Everybody was posting pictures of their mischievous Christmas elves posed daily in the midst of elaborate hijinks. One day … Continue reading

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I Know! You Can Borrow My Car

My parents taught me to be kind, loving, honest, selfless and… auto maintenance. That’s why this particular story is so embarrassing to me. For the Thanksgiving/Christmas season, my mom and dad are in town, about 45 minutes away from here. … Continue reading

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My family has a special relationship with the jolly fat man. My dad looks like him. A lot like him. So much so that in his retirement years, he has found himself in Kris Kringle’s employ. This year he’s working … Continue reading

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An Imaginative Realist

Wanda knows that some things are real and some things are fake and some things are a little bit of both, like my “homemade” broccoli chicken bake, for example, or stuffed animals. She talks a lot about her stuffed animals … Continue reading

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