Thanksgiving at the Beach

My mom decided months ago that she just really didn’t want to cook Thanksgiving dinner.  She said that 40 years of cooking Thanksgiving was just too much.  So, she invited us all to the beach for Thanksgiving week. Having not … Continue reading


The Reformed Whores

I think this says it all.


Fairytale of New York

This song has been in my head for literally 3 weeks. I think it is the best Christmas song ever, followed by River by Joni Mitchell and Happy Xmas (War is Over) by John Lennon. I’m obviously excluding traditional Christmas songs – my personal favorite is Carol of the Bells.

Here is the video of Fairytale of New York by the Pogues. I love the Pogues. Shane MacGowan’s voice is so gritty and real. I want to sit down and have a drink with him.

Even though this is a Christmas song, its sentiments carry over to New Year’s too, and I’m still in a reflective mood. The final verse is just beautiful.


Philosophy of the World by The Shaggs

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