Archive for December, 2011

Isn’t Winter Just the Worst?

Somehow I manage to black out winter every single year. Or maybe not black out, but nostalgia-ize the season. I remember the twinkling Christmas decorations and the warmth of new sweaters and the feeling of watching fresh snow fall while I sip hot chocolate next to an ice skating rink. (more…)

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My Very First Santacon

The entire idea of Santacon disgusts me. Grown people wearing costumes in the daylight. People yell-singing Christmas songs like they’re middle-aged people at a Bon Jovi concert. Having to remove a one piece Santa costume every time you have to pee. Nothing about it sounds appealing and that’s why I spent all last year huddled up in my apartment giving...

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I Was So Trendy For a Hot Sec

When I first moved to New York, back in the early ’70s, I was very concerned about being at the right places with the right people at the right time. Two days in, I realized I would never be the person at the right places with the right people at the right time. Especially at that time in my life. Unemployed college grads living with their grandparents...

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