In opposition to the Christmas dirge

I’ve given up railing against the Christmas music overdose. I’ve lost that battle: they will start the holiday music at Halloween and they will switch to constant carols at Thanksgiving, and some of us will be all caroled out 2 weeks before the holiday arrives.

Fine. Whatever. I’m not going to change that and what’s more it’s bothered me less this year so let’s move past that, eh?

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Have yourself a merry little breakdown

It was getting on in the evening yesterday when my phone rang. It was Sis, checking in on some details, and then sorry both for the fact that I was still working  and for interrupting that work. I on the other hand was just happy to hear her voice, and more than welcomed the short break. I had needed it.

Then I wrapped up a few odds and ends for the office, logging off and finally put myself to bed ridiculously late. Clearly I was a bit out of it by then, as evidenced by Continue reading “Have yourself a merry little breakdown”