Category Archives: Christmas

And the #1 Un-Christmassy Christmas Song IS…

Finally! We have arrived at the pinnacle of Mt. UnChristmas. The only clue I dropped during this whole Top 13 countdown was song #7 (“Where Are You, Christmas?” by Faith Hill, from the 2000 remake of “The Grinch.”) 1.You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch- Thurl Ravenscroft (UNCREDITED!) Most everybody knows that the Grinch in the …

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More of My Top Un-Christmassy Christmas Songs. #7 is…

  Aaaand we’re back! The good news is, we have gotten all the songs involving alcohol out of the way. (I mean, getting drunk is such an easy “out” if you are struggling to make it through the holidays.) Snow is on the ground. Temps are waaay below freezing. Sure “feels” like Christmas, at least …

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My Top 13 Un-Christmassy Christmas songs, Part 1

Christmas music. Love it or hate it, you can’t escape it, unless you live under a rock from Thanksgiving through December 25th. For some of us, it gets us into the “holiday spirit” (whatever that means). But for others of us, whether we’re Pagan, depressed, or just lonely, it can be an annoyance! I am …

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A Christmas Classic: Clement Clarke Moore

One of the most famous, enduring pieces of holiday literature is the story-poem, “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore. Originally titled “A Visit From St. Nicholas,” the poem was first published anonymously in 1823 in the Troy Sentinel. In 1844, Moore included it in Poems, a collection of his works. I could …

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Download a free story!

Go to my website and you can download a FREE short story, “Grace in the City” for a limited time! Christal, a weary single mother, grants her six-year-old daughter’s biggest wish: to see New York City. But their holiday trip takes an alarming turn when Grace disappears in crowded Rockefeller Center… all because of some …

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