If the dark side of humanity has you beat, step into this sunbeam.
Wednesday nights are Nails and Netflix, I just decided. Paint my nails and watch whatever I want. What's your New Years resolution? Seriously though, New Years seems to me like the Type A dream holiday. New Years resolutions mean New Years short-term goals, New Years schedules, New Years to-do lists. None of this innately appeals … Continue reading Nails and Netflix
"...instead of attacking his enemies to overthrow them, he allowed them to kill him."
That day, twelve Flynn cousins hung from the rope swing, whooping and hollering until our parents came out to ask us “just what do you all think you are doing?!” I didn’t know the word for it then, but today I do. We were bonding.
I change into my nightshirt and breeches, and lay on my threadbare rug, letting the cold, December air fill my room. The ashes at the end of the cig burn my fingers, so I toss it outside. Watch as it melts a hole in the snow.
“Santa is sorry, pet. He had an off day.” Lilith poked Madlyn’s nose. “Your Christmas will have everything you’ve ever asked for. Promise.”
Whatever makes Christmas merry for you, enjoy it with your family, rejoice in it, and for heaven’s sake, get a decent tree!