Post-Holiday Errands

So there was December, and I was ill and all, and there were holidays, and it was busy, and what with one thing and all a Bunch Of Stuff did not get done. And now it’s the new year!  Hooray!  So I ran errands. First there was the last of the Christmas gifts to mail…

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The Lost Week

I realized yesterday that every year, the vacation week in between Christmas and New Year’s feels lost.  Every year.  I have no idea where it goes. I don’t get work done, I’ve got no schedule.  Not like the vacations of the summers, which actually have structure to them — it feels, every year, like it’s been…

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