“And remember, all of you: she’s not ‘Livingston’ anymore; she’s ‘Walcott’ now!” “Here! Here!” yelled Scott, the Best Man. A ripple of laughter, applause, and clinking of glasses followed this grand announcement. The groom surveyed his audience and grinned. Glenn … Continue reading Dearly Beloved 💒
Sometime early Sunday morning, an hour was stolen from me. I don’t know how it happened, but I knew that something was amiss when I woke up and the times on the cable box and the wall clock were showing … Continue reading I’d like to report a crime
“For Chrissakes, Kevin! Will you remember to put the damn toilet seat down!” Laughter rippled through the living room. Kevin cringed as his mother’s words echoed through to him. He could feel his ears getting hot. Why must she always … Continue reading Daydreamer
“Clio! Did you see the bride? She’s gorgeous!” Clio didn’t look up from her journaling, but nodded in consent. Melpomene nudged her again. “Clio! Look at the bridal party on the steps! They’re beautiful! Look!” She was beginning to lose … Continue reading The Wedding Party
December 26 = Day after Christmas = Boxing Day — or St. Stephen’s Day, if you’re in Ireland. “What exactly is Boxing Day?” I’m often asked, whenever I invoke my “Floating Holiday” privilege at work. “It’s the holiday the day … Continue reading It’s Boxing Day!
Happy Festivus, everyone! As far as made-up recently created holidays go, this one has really taken off. A holiday celebrated on December 23, Festivus gives people the option to avoid the consumerism of all other December holidays. Festivus was made famous … Continue reading A Festivus For The Rest Of Us