This year I’m celebrating Christmas with my roommates, who have become part of my chosen family. I’ve mentioned before that I really love Christmas, but it’s probably hard to understand how much I love Christmas until you’ve lived with me … Continue reading
December 24, 2010
December 19, 2009
For the first time since I left home, I have a Christmas tree. Euphorbia aphylla isn’t exactly a fir, but mine is perfect for hanging ornaments. Plus, it’s in the same genus as poinsettia, which is definitely a Christmasy plant.
January 4, 2009
The Guardian published a ridiculous editorial by JoEllen Murphy just before Christmas. Murphy headed a fundraising campaign to run signs on buses reading “Why believe? Because I love you and I created you, for goodness sake – God.” These signs … Continue reading