Tag Archives: Holidays

Happy Labor Day! Thank a Union!

Every industry in this country needs a union. Every. Damn. One. I’m not a recent convert to being pro-union by any means. I remember way back at the start of my career watching the uncompensated overtime with no comp time … Continue reading

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We made it to another Friday

Well done YOU! And it’s Juneteenth, and I can’t wait to get on Twitter to find white people trying to co-opt it to make themselves feel better. That being said, I am glad it’s becoming a more widely known day … Continue reading

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Breakin’ out for mental health

Yup, this morning I was out and about for things that are honestly, completely unnecessary from a physical survival standpoint. But – Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts have certainly brightened my morning. All mobile ordered and social distanced and masked up, … Continue reading

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Hey, it’s Cinco de Mayo!

And guess who forgot to put Coronas and limes on the grocery list for today’s pickup? So, my company has done a nice thing, for the next month and a half, we get to knock off early every other Friday. … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

If you’re a churchgoer and staying home today – I know it must be hard. I know for lots of folks, church is a source of joy & community, both of which are needed now. But – thank you for … Continue reading

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Sure, tanks are kinda cool, but…

Not really appropriate for a 4th of July event here in the US. Yes, other places do that, but they’re other places. And moving 2.5 million from the Park Service for this bullshit. Not like they’re constantly overflowing with funds. … Continue reading

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On this Memorial Day

I think the best way we can honor those who served our country and are no longer with us is to be a better country. We can, and we have to.

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Three Cheers for Chownings Tavern

Yes, this one gets it’s own post.  My second day in Williamsburg I headed to Chownings Tavern for dinner and had a terrific time.  Flight of ale – check.  Welsh Rarebit – check.  Salty Virginia Ham on top?  Check.  Enough … Continue reading

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Happy Boxing Day

and no, it does not mean you can punch a family member, no matter how much you really might want to.* I hope everyone out there had a nice Christmas – I know I did.  Lots of books, lots of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to all.

I hope your day was filled with love.

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