I understand as I start this blog that I’m in the dangerous territory of “old man yells at cloud.” I don’t care.Read more "Have We Lost All Sense of Season?"
On the most recent Words With Nerds, Craig and I discussed Christmas music and he brought up a view he holds on the song Baby It’s Cold Outside. It’s a good listen, because my reaction is 100% authentic to the interpretation he puts forth. To frame this, I’ve embedded the song right here on this […]Read more "Baby, It’s Cold Outside and Our Generation Is Sick"
As you read this, I’m on the open seas in the Caribbean. Possibly drunk…uh, on Christmas spirit(s). I have written it days beforehand in a hotel since I know I may not be able to write on the fly with spotty Internet connectivity. On the plus side, I brought along all my creative stuff so […]Read more "And To All A Good Night!"
Well, I’ve intercepted the latest missive from Santa (you may remember last year’s). It’s not very jolly, so I invite you to look away unless you’re ready to read the musings of a very hurt miracle worker. For what it’s worth, I think that Occupy North Pole really messed with him and he just needs […]Read more "The Christmas Blogs: Your Annual Letter from Santa"
I’m writing this in a hotel bar while my kids drop off to sleep after 11 hours in a hellish car ride, so please forgive the roughness of its writing. Every year, there’s a little joke in my family. I begin complaining fairly soon after Thanksgiving that I’m not enough in the Christmas spirit. That […]Read more "The Christmas Blogs: Finally in the Spirit"
This is not another blog about my father’s death, but it is about a lesson related to it. It’s a lesson I thought I knew before, but obviously I still had some things to learn. It revisits things I’ve mused before, specifically in a blog about “Digital Hoarding” I wrote some time ago. But the […]Read more "The Christmas Blogs: Possessions Are Fleeting"
Well, boys and girls, here’s your annual letter from Santa Claus. I have to say, looking at the way people have been moping around, I’m trying to bring a bigger dose of Christmas Cheer this year. But it hasn’t been easy, and while I may have taken a scolding tone last year, I need your […]Read more "The Christmas Blogs: Occupy North Pole"