Friday the 13th (The Day)

A few years ago, I worked with a group of guys who were all really into horror movies. American, French, or Japanese, psychological thriller or slasher film – it didn’t matter, they loved them all! While I’ve never been into really graphic, gory films, listening to their conversations reminded me that it had been aContinue reading “Friday the 13th (The Day)”

O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree

Christmas, like Thanksgiving, is a holiday that has always been centered on tradition for me. We have my mom’s lasagna for Christmas Eve dinner (we realized this year was the silver anniversary of that meal), we go to the 9:00 p.m. service at church (it was the one I always sang in during my timeContinue reading “O Christmas Tree, O Christmas Tree”

Happy Thanksgivukkah!!

Even though I am *ahem* 28 years old, my childhood traditions are still extremely important to me, especially around the holidays.  Since the Mysterious Mr. C and I are starting to split the holidays between our families, I have gotten a little less obstinate about certain things – like having cinnamon rolls on Thanksgiving morning andContinue reading “Happy Thanksgivukkah!!”