Archives for January 1, 2012

Some curmudgeonly and nostalgic thoughts about this “holiday season”

So, we come to the end of another long, long "holiday season" that now begins sometime before Thanksgiving and lasts until at least New Years Day and, this year, anyway, through the day after that. Let me say first that I thoroughly enjoyed this year's "holiday season" because it afforded special opportunities to spend time with family. I have absolutely no complaints about the family or religious aspects of these holidays and the season surrounding them--except that it's difficult to separate … [Read more...]