From a CNN article, For Many, December’s a Dilemma by Joe Sterling (mentioned by Phillipe Copeland): Navigating the Christmas season can be a challenge for the millions of people who don’t celebrate the holiday. Many acknowledge and sometime embrace the season’s customs, such as gift-giving and sending out greeting cards, while at the same time… Continue reading December Dilemma
The state gives employees 15 holidays in addition to the generous accrual of sick and vacation. Where I work only schedules 12 of the holidays. So we get 3 to take whenever we wish. I poorly planned and ended up having to take two this month or lose them. Today ended up being one of… Continue reading Awesome Coworkers
My beef with Valentine’s Day really has to do with not having a significant other. So it does a really good job of pointing out that I am indeed quite lonely. That doesn’t make me hate it. Instead it makes me frustrated… Mainly with myself.
What is the cheesiest gift someone could possibly give you this year for Christmas? I’ve been reading quite a bit about what people want for Christmas. I’m curious about those gifts you would hate to get but others would think you would like. Guess I’ll start. People surely know I shop on ThinkGeek. They might… Continue reading Cheesy Gift of the Year
This is someting my friends have been into for years. International Talk Like A Pirate Day: International Talk Like a Pirate Day isn’t one o’ those governmentally sanctioned holidays that shifts around to create a convenient three-day weekend. No, the date is ALWAYS Sept. 19 (Cap’n Slappy’s ex-wife’s birthday.) Though apparently the inventors were on… Continue reading International Talk Like A Pirate Day