This is just to say…

8 years ago with 21 comments
…that I am back. This isn’t a real post or anything, just sort of a hello. Here are some things I did on my sabbatical. Drove all over creation spending money like a drunken sailor Had Christmas at my parents’ house, fought with my mother (in a productive way), and made my father cry (in a nice way), which is the opposite of how things sometimes go Shot pool with an old ...

Musical Chairs

9 years ago with no comments
I admit that I don’t like Christmas much. Part of it, I guess, is just the standard stuff about why single people don’t like the holidays. Part of it is that I never seem to be in sync with the liturgical year: I always feel penitential during feasts, and weirdly happy during Lent. A little masochism, maybe. Part is that I tend to spend too much time at my parents’ house. ...