Mother’s Day Holiday Ambivalence

Mother’s Day is on the quite long list of holidays I would just as soon ignore. I’ve written previously about my ambivalence toward Christmas, but actually I don’t like most holidays and celebrations including  birthdays. Sometimes my poor attitude is because I don’t like attention focused on me. That made planning our wedding difficult. And it […]

Putting Christmas where it belongs

It is the end of November and we are deeply into the “holiday season”. Christmas lights and pumpkins have been in the same store aisle. The season that used to begin on the Friday after Thanksgiving has been steadily creeping; first past Thanksgiving, then past Halloween and now into September. Each year I feel at […]