Posts Tagged: Christmas

In and Out of November and December

By November, Rom and I had finished our travelling for the year and we settled in for the next two months. The weather has been unseasonably cold. I’ve spent lots of time with a book, a blanket, a cup of

In and Out of November and December

By November, Rom and I had finished our travelling for the year and we settled in for the next two months. The weather has been unseasonably cold. I’ve spent lots of time with a book, a blanket, a cup of

Accounting for: December

Happy 2018! We’ve arrived. Not as exciting as a new decade, but I’m hoping we’re a year closer to a post-Trump political landscape. Although I say I don’t do Christmas real big, it does tend to take over December. For

Accounting for: December

Happy 2018! We’ve arrived. Not as exciting as a new decade, but I’m hoping we’re a year closer to a post-Trump political landscape. Although I say I don’t do Christmas real big, it does tend to take over December. For

December – It’s a Wrap!

This month was all about Christmas for my workplace and for my nearby relatives. Even Rom wanted to amp it up more than usual. I tend to get overwhelmed by Christmas stuff and I try to keep it lower-key. Sometimes

December – It’s a Wrap!

This month was all about Christmas for my workplace and for my nearby relatives. Even Rom wanted to amp it up more than usual. I tend to get overwhelmed by Christmas stuff and I try to keep it lower-key. Sometimes

In December

December was surprisingly calm chez Exacting! I always attempt to do “just enough” for Dec 24-Jan 1 so that it feels festive but not frantic. This was the first year (in 4) that Link didn’t come home for Christmas. But Link was

In December

December was surprisingly calm chez Exacting! I always attempt to do “just enough” for Dec 24-Jan 1 so that it feels festive but not frantic. This was the first year (in 4) that Link didn’t come home for Christmas. But Link was

Too Much Christmas?

My end-of-year has been Over the Top! I am now thinking, “How much Christmas is enough?” At first I wanted to blame my busyness on Christmas but it wasn’t really. Everyday things kept going on despite the “need” to prepare

Too Much Christmas?

My end-of-year has been Over the Top! I am now thinking, “How much Christmas is enough?” At first I wanted to blame my busyness on Christmas but it wasn’t really. Everyday things kept going on despite the “need” to prepare

12 Months of Celebration – Month 12 – December

There is no doubt I found fun things to do in every month of the year! I didn’t have elaborate vacations or a full slate of concerts every month, but I always found something to look forward to. One reason

12 Months of Celebration – Month 12 – December

There is no doubt I found fun things to do in every month of the year! I didn’t have elaborate vacations or a full slate of concerts every month, but I always found something to look forward to. One reason

No to Christmas

OK, I say yes to Christmas, but I will play the devil’s advocate here, and lay out a case for not having Christmas. Bear with me! Let’s say you don’t celebrate Christmas, or you’ve decided not to for the first

No to Christmas

OK, I say yes to Christmas, but I will play the devil’s advocate here, and lay out a case for not having Christmas. Bear with me! Let’s say you don’t celebrate Christmas, or you’ve decided not to for the first