Daily Archives: December 25, 2011

Tradition

We live in a multi-cultural household.  This year Christmas falls in the middle of Hanukkah. The Resident Shrink’s menorah sits on the entertainment center next to the decorated Christmas tree. Two nights ago, she made latkes for us, as she … Continue reading

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Note to self

Pat, dear: It is always possible to add more ground chipotle pepper to the stuffing if you want to later.  It is  much harder to recover from accidentally doubling the chipotle in the first place. The rum added to the … Continue reading

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Peace on earth, good will toward men

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and … Continue reading

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Alternative holiday decorations

Tonight the entire household – including a friend that the Not-So-Little Drummer boy brought home from college with him — did our annual tour of Christmas lights. We were heading down streets in the Willow Glen area of San Jose, … Continue reading

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