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Tag Archives: holidays
Continuing with my look back on nine years of Christmas cards, 2009 marks the second year and the final year of doing entirely homemade cards. While the card production was simplified from the first year (no elaborate cutting), the main … Continue reading
Christmas Time is here and I’m starting my annual effort to spread a little cheer. For the past nine years, I’ve been making my own holiday cards. While I’ve generally tried to follow a theme of Northern Californian elements, sometimes I’ve … Continue reading
It’s been a couple of weeks since people appeared outraged about Starbucks eschewing a definitive holiday/Christmas message on its seasonal red cups in favor of a minimalist design. Instead of viewing the situation as an absolutist, I think it’s possible to … Continue reading
Halloween has come and gone. While some people strove to show off dazzling and creative costumes (or refined what is “sexy”), I once again phoned my outfit in. Although I love watching and reading of far-flung realms and imaginative characters, my … Continue reading
Taking the train to visit family in Southern California over the holidays gave me a chance to check out the new Wi-Fi Internet service fromAmtrak. The service was convenient when it worked, but I often had problems connecting to the … Continue reading
Continuing a proud tradition of homemade Christmas cards, I’m happy to present this year’s edition. On a positive note, the card was sent out to be received around the holidays… instead of mid-January, like last year. As always, I started … Continue reading
Christmas is just hours away. By this time tomorrow, all the presents will have been opened and most families will have concluded their holiday suppers. As the holiday season reaches its annual peak, I pause and reflect on how this … Continue reading
Observing Christmas 2010 is turning out to be like other years. It takes me a while to warm up to the holiday spirit, but I’m fully on board shortly before the big day. While I’m not a fan of starting … Continue reading
For all of my kvetching about “virtual strip searches” and airport security gropings, my Thanksgiving travel plans always included taking the train (and a bus) to the Bay Area to visit family. It’s more of a matter of convenience and … Continue reading
The creation of Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27 has made it painfully aware to me that America must name the remaining days of Thanksgiving weekend. It’s no longer enough that we have Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday or the … Continue reading