Assorted winter solstice musings

THE TITLE OF THIS POST is misleading, because what follows aren't necessarily musings about the winter solstice - that's just when these thoughts flitted through my brain. But first, about the solstice, and the total lunar eclipse? I missed it, and apparently, that puts me in the minority of my Facebook friends, most of whom … Continue reading Assorted winter solstice musings

Christmas Overkill?

210,000 Christmas lights. Computer animated and synchronized to music in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We are getting a lot of pressure from the Peezer to PUT UP THE PRETTY LIGHTS already! Seriously, you people who put 'em up Thanksgiving weekend? Yes, you, with your uber-efficiency and holiday zeal? You make it kinda hard on those of us … Continue reading Christmas Overkill?