The Angel Turturro.

I don't have much to say today, so I'll share this photo of an ornament that my mom and I made last Christmastime. We think he looks a little like John Turturro.

Hopping into my time machine to catch up with some posts from the weekend! FunkyPlaid and I were together on Christmas Day for the first time in too long, and it was wonderful. via Instagram http://ift.tt/2hiiacS

A beautiful box of Christmas cheer from my dad and stepmom was waiting for me when I arrived home. It could not have come at a better time; with FunkyPlaid away I haven't felt much holiday spirit this year, and last week's weather foiled two of my planned holiday outings. Then this week's weather caused... Continue Reading →

FunkyPlaid and I got to see some Christmas decorations together after all. Writing from: my study in Portland, Oregon. Listening to: Kate McKinnon's cover of "Hallelujah" on SNL.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/cygnoir/15908300586/ I wasn't feeling particularly creative today, so I went with the Holidailies prompt, which is: "What are you most looking forward to this holiday season?" You likely already know that I am FunkyPlaid-less this holiday season. (I am also currently Internet-less, which is nearly as dire.) Right now I am not looking forward to... Continue Reading →

As my plan to get a tree fell through yesterday, I decided to wake up early and get one this morning. I have no method of conveyance so this was destined to be a small tree, but that's okay. A tree is a tree, and although I had been avoiding it -- as if getting... Continue Reading →

“The Sugarplum Favor” — a Christmas story by Tad Williams

I hope you are enjoying the holiday, Festivus, Winterval, or whatever you consider this period of time. I am spending it mostly unplugged, an important thing I do not do often enough, but I had to plug back in to share this with you. I have been an avid fan of Tad Williams since discovering... Continue Reading →

On “Community” and Christmas episodes.

When I heard that "Community" was doing a stop-motion Christmas episode, I started to worry. No, scratch that, I didn't worry at all. If any show right now could do this idea justice, it would be this one. And it did. Normally I avoid treading into the territory of others' opinions, but when I read... Continue Reading →

a photo a day, day 26

For the photo a day meme: a photo of you at Christmastime. This was taken five years ago by my friend and former coworker AJ while we trimmed the Christmas tree. One of the best parts of working at that library was trimming the tree in our lobby each year. I have always loved holiday... Continue Reading →

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