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Deck the Halls

2012 Edition. Amazingly, it’s our fourth Christmas in this cozy Glover Park apartment, and here’s this year’s recipe for decking these DC halls. Step 1: Buzz Step 2: Anticipation Step 3: Tree Step 4: Lights & Bad Hair Step 5: … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Past

Subtitled: Christmas Eve 2010, the Sacred and the Profane. First we went to church. Then we had a dance party. Merry Christmas, wherever you find yourself this year.

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Before the waters of Christmas close over me

I’ve been anticipating Christmas, some might say dreading it, since last summer. And now, almost suddenly despite its protracted inevitability (as J’s dad writes in his annual holiday masterpiece, “We are just shy of Thanksgiving, but as usual the holiday … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

I dislike July, I have decided, not due to anything particularly July-like (as in, anything having to do with an inherent July-ness) but because I found myself, while trying to read yesterday, preoccupied with thoughts about Christmas. Not because I … Continue reading

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New Header 2011

We had a tradition in our family where, every Christmas Eve, we would go to church. None of that midnight mass business, just a simple early-evening service of lessons and carols. ¬†At the conclusion of the service the congregation would … Continue reading

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Thank God they didn’t eat cats!

When I was younger I had a thing for Mallard ducks. I’m not sure at what age it started, but once I shared it publicly I began to receive duck-themed presents on every gift-giving occasion. This lasted for several years. … Continue reading

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Christmas 2008

Just messing around with Animoto; a little clip from the holidays.

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