Category Archives: holidays

you’ll miss me. #socs

You’ll miss me when I’m gone. No no no… don’t panic… or rejoice. I’m only going away for a couple of days. We have a tradition of sleeping over at Mom’s house on Christmas Eve… and spending Christmas Day there … Continue reading

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i think i’m charlie brown.

Before we get into my extremely accurate revelation, I wanted to let you all know (if you were wondering) that the upsetting situation that began Tuesday night has improved somewhat. I still don’t know the outcome for certain, but the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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not a photographer. #2

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

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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

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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

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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

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