Are You Ready for Christmas?

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Are you ready for Christmas?  Hannukah?  Kwanzaa?  I’m not.  I grew up Catholic, so we’ve always celebrated Christmas, as does Jerry’s family.  A few of my friends of differing religions also experience stress over the holidays. There’s just so much… Continue Reading

Holiday Travel Sucks!

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After taking some time off to visit my family in Iowa for the holidays, I am back and ready to start posting again.  I have missed you all SO very, very much! If you’ve read my post, Yes, I’m A… Continue Reading

I’m Still a Scrooge, But My Cousin George Made Life Better!

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If you’ve read my scrooge posts (found here and here), then you likely know how difficult the holidays are for me.  I have lived in the strange, alternate universe that is Louisiana for around 20 years.  All of my family… Continue Reading

Yes, I’m a Scrooge, and I Hate Thanksgiving, Too

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Holidays-schmolidays. So, if you’ve read my post Yes, I am a Scrooge! (found here), then you know why I don’t like Christmas.  If you haven’t read it, go back and read it first.  There is also a reason I don’t… Continue Reading

Yes, I am a Scrooge

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Admittedly, I am a scrooge.  I’m from Iowa, but have lived in Louisiana for about 20 years.  While there are some fabulous people here that will always have a place in my heart, I have never really felt “at home.”  Strangely… Continue Reading