7 Reasons I Didn't Go to the Office Christmas Party

8 Reasons I Didn’t Go to the Office Christmas Party

Every holiday season, I face a hard choice. Attend my office Christmas booze-up party or…well…just about anything else. Here’s a true story: one year a guy I work with wrapped a raw chicken for secret Santa. That’s the kind of people I work with. And for the past four or so years, I’ve chosen the Read More

Christmas Controversy:  Santa is Retiring!

Christmas Controversy: Santa is Retiring!

Have you read the news? Appears that Santa is getting to old and fat to continue with his holiday tradition of dropping down chimneys and leaving presents for little boys and girls. Children are just getting naughtier…and with advances in online shopping and shipping, Santa just can’t keep on the leading edge. The announcement is Read More

Are YOU an Axe Murderer?

Are YOU an Axe Murderer?

I’m one of those people that believes that the best gifts in life are never found under the Christmas tree.  Spending time with my family and friends is always much more important to me than the gifts I receive. However, every Christmas, I’m still stuck with the same choice – real or fake?  Check out Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

#AAF Christmas Style

I was tagged in Mrs. Tee’s Love Life Laughter #AAF post last week.  OK…not specifically…but as a visitor to the blog and an AskAwayFriday participant, I felt I needed to take up the torch. Sorry – I know it’s now officially after Christmas…and all the questions are Christmas themed…but indulge me a bit… What is Read More

When the Elf on the Shelf Goes Wrong

When the Elf on the Shelf Goes Wrong

If you’ve been on the Internet at all over the past few weeks, you know that the Elf on the Shelf has been going wrong all over the place – as adults have gotten into the fun of the game.  There’s even a Facebook Page devoted to the little guy’s adult antics. But I was Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Maybe Christmas Doesn’t Come From a Store

I know that ironically, this is among the First WorldProblems that I described last Friday, however, I’ve had a very difficult time deciding what to get my children for Christmas this year. Typically, we’ve gotten a few smaller presents (books, games and clothes) and taken them to the local arena to see the Monster Trucks.  Read More

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Relationship PTSD: Revisiting the Sins of Your Ex on Your Current Relationship

One year, just before Christmas, I entered a raffle at work – and I won an X-Box, complete with a couple of games.  It was great – I was surprised – but we really didn’t need an X-Box.  We had a PlayStation at home and neither the ex nor I were gamers.  The PlayStation was Read More