Tag Archives: holidays

What the New Year May Bring

I do not remember what, if anything, we did for New Year’s Eve 2019. I know what my expectations were. I thought the year would be about my son and his turning 13 and his bar mitzvah. For a while, … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve, 1986

Christmas Eve 1986 I was a freshman in college. I lived in a downtown apartment with my roommate Bill, his boyfriend Mark, and various other people who found themselves needing a place to stay. We had a Christmas Tree decorated … Continue reading

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Why Are We Mad about Thanksgiving?

This year several stores and malls have announced that they’re joining the movement to turn Black Friday in to Black Thursday. They’ll open on Thanksgiving for shopping. Personally, I won’t shop on Thanksgiving. I don’t like crowds. But I’ve been … Continue reading

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