December 2009

A Visit to Santa (1963)

24 December 2009 · 2 comments

While browsing the Internet Archive the other day, I came across a 12-minute film called A Visit to Santa. Usually, I love these old films (Kris and I spent a week this past summer digging through the good ones), but this? This is an abomination. See for yourself: Are you in the Christmas spirit now, […]

All Work and No Play…

20 December 2009 · 4 comments

My life right now: There’s a light at the end of the tunnel, my friends. But before I reach the light, there’s still a bit of work to accomplish.

When I got out of bed and came downstairs this morning, the floor was cold. I opened the door to let the cats in, and the air outside was cold. I started run my bath, and the water was cold. “It’s that time of year,” I thought. “As soon as Thanksgiving has passed, as soon […]