Today the wife and I (read wife) are taking down the Christmas decorations. For me, this is like a huge kick in the nuts. Here’s why: Vacation time is over. Work is right around the corner. I hate taking totes up and down the friggin’ stairs. I hate it, especially when I’m putting them away [...]
I’ve told many of my friends who don’t have kids that Christmas morning is much better when you have little ones that still believe in the guy in the red suit. The feeling you get by watching the expressions on their face and listening to all the “ohs” and “ahs” is simply awesome. Instead of [...]
This post will probably inspire some hate mail, or at least some grimaces, but I can’t stand the “holiday” picture card. There. I said it. Some time in the mid-1990s, these picture cards became the standard for families to send at Christmastime. I can’t deny their appeal and efficiency. They kill two birds with one [...]
This is why the “equal time” given some holidays this time of the year upsets me. We’ve become so sensitive to everyone’s “feelings” that we’re willing to relegate the will of the majority to a sick and evil political correctness. Christmas, and to a lesser degree Chanukah, should not be relegated to equal time this time of the year. It’s simply ridiculous and disrespectful.
Since we’re in the holiday spirit around here, I figured I’d do a little singing, well, maybe not signing, but at least tell all our EoTBlog fans out there what the 12 Days of Fatherhood are (play off 12 Days of Christmas, duh!).
So the holidays are coming. They come every year come hell or high water. There’s nothing you can do about it. Most of my family lives a short car ride away. When I say short, we’re talking about 15 minutes tops. People say to me all the time, “Oh, it must be so great to [...]