How Not to Miss Christmas

Last year we missed Christmas. I mean, we opened presents and drank egg nog and everything, but somehow none of us felt like we had a Christmas.This year, I want it to be different.A few weeks ago I was overcome by the sensation that I was not alive. I was a person who lived in her head, constantly formulating blog posts and essay ideas. I was a person who read great books half the time and thought about what I'd read the other half of the time. I was a robot, physically going through … [Read more...]