Crazy Blogging Folk

What would you do? I’ve committed myself to writing more often, and as you bloggeristas know, the more you post, the more people will tend to visit your site. That’s a great bonus. Most of the time. The other day someone new linked to a post I had written in […]

Old Wives’ Tales

“Whatever the new year catches you doing, that’s what you’ll be doing all year.” Our grandma told us this every year when we were kids. And we certainly believed it. Well, we were kids. I remember believing this whole-heartedly back then, because my grandmother knew everything. My brother and I […]

Happy Christmas, everyone!

For all the people of different nationalities that I’ve ever met, today I’d just like to say: Joyeux Noël! ¡Feliz Navidad! Feliz Natal! Frohe Weihnachten! Buon Natale! С Рождеством Христовым! Vrolijk Kerstfeest! Καλά Χριστούγεννα! Glædelig jul! Nadolig Llawen! Nollaig Shona!

A Festivus for the Rest of Us

Happy Festivus, everyone! As far as made-up recently created holidays go, this one has really taken off. A holiday celebrated on December 23, it gives people the option to avoid the consumerism of all other December holidays. Festivus was made famous in 1997 by Seinfeld writer, Dan O’Keefe, and depicted in […]