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FROM MRS. HUMBUG TO YOU – A (sort of) Holiday Greeting

“‘Tis one week ’til Christmas,” resounds through the house. “And nothing’s been hung on the tree,” groans my spouse. Up go his arms in a frenzy, a near panic. “‘Twas weeks ago I dragged the box down from the attic! … Continue reading

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‘TWAS THE NIGHT OF BAH HUMBUG

‘Twas just before Christmas, when the Grinch played his part. His slim, furry fingers fouled my holiday’s start by pointing out the turmoil bubbling up in our world- the hatreds, the judgements, the greed that had unfurled. Indeed, ’twas too late, for neither laugh nor smile, would ward off … Continue reading

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ONE MORE REASON TO ‘TWAS

‘Twas the 6th of January, one more reason to feast, ‘Twas not only Little Christmas, but the birthday of our beast. Five years ago, she’d been placed here on earth Apparently, with intentions of spreading merriment and mirth. For why else … Continue reading

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‘TWAS THE NIGHT OF WINTER SOLSTICE

‘Twas three nights before Christmas, the fifth of Hanukkah, four from Galungan, and still five ’til Kwanzaa. ‘Twas two months since Muharram and India’s festival of light, when sun snuggled down into earth’s longest night.

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ON BEING YACCARINO’D

‘Twas the first day of class, suspense flooded the room, Yet, my stomach gurgled a wee sense of doom. For I’ve been to enough workshops to know what to expect: A roller coaster of emotions, which inevitably reflect Anxiety, frustration, … Continue reading

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