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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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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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2009 redux

So, I think I’ve done a decent job here since I resumed blogging in September. That’s right, I’m patting myself on the back. However, I confess: I simply do not think I can maintain the delicate balance between my own … Continue reading

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