Blog-mas #8

Blog-mas #8

Let's talk about the tradition that failed. Many years ago, 16 years and 3 mos to be exact (I guessed the months, so it isn't quite exact lol), my mother decided to have us do a family portrait. I was 15 and my younger brother was 6mos. I think I actually did that math right. [...]

Blog-mas #7

Blog-mas #7

Holiday blues. Joy and kindness isn't always the feelings that cloud our worlds during this month. Some days aren't so easy. Whether it be that you are away from family, you don't have a significant other and wish you did, you've experienced the loss of a loved one or pet, or this time of year [...]

Blog-mas #6

Blog-mas #6

What I'm going to miss this year: to be fair, I missed this last year as well. Last year I wasn't able to travel home for the holidays for the first time. I would have never guessed that I wouldn't be able to this year either. I'm not one who feels comfortable traveling by plane [...]

Blog-mas #5

Blog-mas #5

Gift giving gets harder and harder each year. At first it's cute, it's fun because either children are small or it's your first time getting things for your significant other. Then all of a sudden the children are grown and you're 4-5 years in your relationship and you either can't think of something they don't [...]

Blog-mas #4

Blog-mas #4

Documentaries. No this isn't Christmas related, but don't you worry, I'll make my next post about the holidays! From cultural to religious, mental health to medical anomalies, learning bits about the worlds I don't understand is fascinating. Yesterday I spent a better part of my evening watching UK documentaries on YouTube. Why UK? I'm not [...]

Blog-mas #3

Blog-mas #3

Tree decorating is an event. The excitement and fun of it all is only obtained by how open you are to having fun with it. Be over the top and be goofy. Embrace the ridiculousness and enjoy it for what it is. As you can tell, I am all about the holidays (if you've read [...]