Category Archives: holidays

letter to santa.

I wrote most of this yesterday before receiving upsetting news last night. I have yet to hear anything positive on the situation, only a list of not-great possibilities… so things seem awful and I’m scared and in a bit of … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, poetry, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

mom’s christmas eve punch. #food #drink

I’ve mentioned before that I don’t really drink (much). I might pour a little Baileys or Kahlua into my coffee in the evening once in a (long) while. (Yes, I drink coffee in the evening… and every other time of … Continue reading

Posted in food, holidays, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

not a photographer. #2

And these… from me… self-professed Christmas-hater.       ©2017 what sandra thinks

Posted in holidays, photography | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments

not wonderful.

The most wonderful time of the year? I don’t think so. I like the song (when sung properly by a man), but I just cannot agree with the sentiment. It used to be wonderful when I was a kid. And … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, rant, writing | Tagged , , , | 61 Comments

the present dilemma.

I’ve gotten myself into a situation… and now I’m stuck. Yes, I am a genius. The first Christmas after my grandma died, my family did a Yankee Swap where you had to get a gift that started with a letter … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, writing | Tagged , , , | 58 Comments

the cards.

Although it is, in fact, 2016, I still mail holiday cards every year. I design them, I print them, I send them to people I haven’t seen or spoken to in years. And I send them to family (some of … Continue reading

Posted in art, holidays, writing | Tagged , , , , , | 59 Comments

my captain.

Yesterday was free comic book day so my two nerds, I mean boys, I mean husband and son, disappeared for a few hours to hit a bunch of comic book stores. But I didn’t know it was also a Mother’s Day … Continue reading

Posted in family, holidays, writing | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments

a very special day.

I didn’t plan on posting anything for VDay, but since I ♥ you dearly, I had to get you something. I have carefully selected one of my favorite poems. I have posted it before… more than once, but it’s worthy. This … Continue reading

Posted in holidays, humor, quote, writing | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments