Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas Warning

Rex got a magnetic dartboard from his Grandma for Christmas. I’m glad I read the box before throwing it out. It came with an important warning: Advertisements

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Merry Christmas, Elder Vasquez

(Note: Starting tomorrow, we’ll be taking a break from our regular posting schedule until the new year. We expect to still be around with a few random posts, but the daily posting will be back in January.) My thirty-third Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas on Michigan Avenue

“As we rounded the walk from that first house though, he stopped and turned to view the goodies once more and quietly said ‘Bye-bye tandy.'” Continue reading

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Christmas Remembrances

“Nothing good ever happened there for a special little boy afflicted with A.D.D. Piano practice, hour-long Family Home Evening lessons, meetings with a creepy old lady trying to motivate you to stop wetting your bed by giving you Strawberry Shortcake stickers, and one-on-one parental conversations about awful topics like puberty. These were the ugly ghosts haunting that living room, and I had no use for the place.” Continue reading

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