My mom is making the annual Christmas tree bread, little bread balls baked together to look like a Christmas tree. Woo-ha!
The recent long lines at the post office are getting worse with the holidays. As usual the stamp vending machine wasn’t working, so I got in line just to buy a book of stamps. The guy behind me kept telling me corny jokes, and that helped pass the time. “How does Santa Claus keep from […]
We’re having a “holiday” luncheon at work tomorrow. The decorations are complete with Christmas trees, Santa Claus (and Mrs. Claus), and reindeer, so there’s no doubt which holiday we are really celebrating. Usually the park installs a Christmas tree in the visitor center. This year I objected to it, though in fact Christmas trees are […]
I arrived back in my apartment around midnight. Instead of going to bed right away, I opened mail: bills, magazines, a few Christmas cards. The junk seems to have taken the holidays off. One fish is missing. I wonder who ate it. Back to life today. Work was really boring and slow, as it tends […]
I’ll be finishing the trip with a wake.
The first thing my brother and I did when he picked me up at the airport was go for a slice of pizza and a Snapple.
While I’m typing, I can smell Christmas tree bread. Every Christmas morning my mom bakes bread shaped like Christmas trees for breakfast. I arrived on Long Island early Thursday afternoon. The weather here has been mild (kind of fall-like). I was delayed an hour and a half in Atlanta because the flight’s crew was stranded […]
A sloooow day at work. I thought the clock was moving backwards. I’m leaving again in a few days and so I’m not feeling especially ambitious.
Almost Thanksgiving. Almost on vacation, too. I am making a point of not over planning this trip. In fact, the only reservations I have are for my plane and rental car. I want flexibility on this trip, which I think I can afford with two weeks of travel. I hope it doesn’t backfire on me, […]