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Month: December 2005

Novelist, Essayist, (Recovering) Journalist

Happy Holidays. Now Piss Off.

I offered to help a friend with her Christmas party this year, catering/food/bar stuff. Nothing too big, right? (BAAAAAAAAHHHHNK, sorry, that’s the wrong answer.) Somewhere in my brain, the words “Christmas” and “party” simply didn’t compute into the holiday season. I generally like holidays, just not this one. Perhaps the reason I dislike Christmas is…
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Christmas Shopping, Ship Me Out.

I offered to help a friend with her Christmas party this year, catering/food/bar stuff. Nothing too big, right? (BAAAAAAAAHHHHNK, sorry, that’s the wrong answer.) Somewhere in my brain, the words “Christmas” and “party” simply didn’t compute into the holiday season. I generally like holidays, just not this one. Perhaps the reason I dislike Christmas is…
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