Half the Lights are Burnt Out on My Pre-Lit Christmas Tree

I’m of the “don’t set up the Christmas decorations until December first” variety. I think it’s a good rule, and typically I tend to wait until longer to put my decorations out anyway, because laziness and all that. This year, though, I decorated the ‘ole driftwood wreath all spifftastically, and so I decided to keep up my ambition and do the same thing with the tree. I’ve got the whole...

Brewery Parties are the Best Holiday Parties

Last night was Jon’s Christmas work party. I always enjoy the perks of being married to a brewer, one of which includes a Christmas party where there’s free booze. I always think that must be a nice thing, to be able to celebrate the holidays by drinking all the alcohol you broke your ass all year producing. So I took my very first bathroom selfie at said party, which I...

Music to write depressing fiction to.

It’s not often I end up coming across an artist whose music just sucks me out of my slumber and puts me in a mood. It’s been a while, anyway. These days I’ve been listening to a lot of dance-y stuff to get me out of the whole winter blues thing, but this winter hasn’t been all bad, and then the other day I discovered Exitmusic. I wasn’t aware that...