Tag Archives: Christmas

Pilgrim Granny and the Legend of Tiny Town

Gaze in wonder upon the mystery and glory that is my Grandma. Some may say that this photograph is proof that eventually, all old people end up looking exactly the same, regardless of race or sex or gender, before eventually … Continue reading

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Is Santa Claus a God?

What came first? Man? Or his Gods? Most religions would have you accept an origin myth where a God or Gods have always existed since the beginning of beginnings, and then, whether through design, or desire, or hideous accident, at some … Continue reading

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Strange Christmas Traditions Explained

Ah, Christmas. Such a magical, wondrous, contradictory season. When it comes to poorly explained, nonsensical, and confusing traditions, no other holiday comes close to competing with the juggernaut of Strange that is Christmas. Think about it. Take your time. Let’s face it, you’ve … Continue reading

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An early Christmas Present

It’s almost Christmas, and the yard wolves have grown hungry in anticipation of the cold dead winter. They demand a feast. As such, I have dipped into my private stash, and released a tasty treat. Of words. For you. My … Continue reading

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Obligatory story about my dad since it was Father’s day

Christmas, 1995. Presents had been opened. Dinner had been consumed. My sisters were squabbling over the last few holiday cookies. Mom was pretending to both appreciate and be surprised by the shitty macaroni sculptures we had made her, with her help, for … Continue reading

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