CHRISTMAS 1978 Life was so much easier, forty years ago… 1 1970s CHRISTMAS TREE DRIPPING IN K-MART TINSELThis was Christmas 40 years ago for a couple of Gen-X brothers. I love the granny-square Christmas stockings, the rust shag carpet, the TV on the rolling cart and all the other Gen-X relics in this 35 mm […]
“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight! Schlemiel! Schlimazel! Hasenpfeffer Incorporated!” Schlemiel is Yiddish for an inept clumsy person. A Schlimazel is a chronically unlucky person. The difference between them can be described through the aphorism, “The schlemiel spills his soup on the schlimazel.” Hasenpfeffer is rabbit stew from Germany. I guess Penny Marshall […]
It is in the quiet crucible of your personal, private sufferings that your noblest dreams are born and God’s greatest gifts are given in compensation for what you’ve been through. —Whitney Phipps I get up every morning around 5 o’clock and I sit with my coffee on the couch and wait for the light to appear […]
To get the most out of this holiday, place your energy into helping your family celebrate with grace. Turn to God and His word to understand how to celebrate the season with a rooted recognition of the season’s true meaning. Place a focus throughout the upcoming weeks on bringing God into your hearts, home, and holidays. Give through […]
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SILLY GIRL A girl in a 1970s winter coat is covered in Silly String for some silly reason. 1 THE DAILY PHOTOI had a coat just like this when I was in the third grade. I convinced myself it was cut from bear fur. I wore it to school on cold winter mornings all the […]