It’s the Hap, Happiest Time of the Year

What time is it? Time to write the annual holiday letter to friends and relatives. It’s the hap, happiest time of the year!

Here’s one good reason to keep a blog or diary: when you can’t remember all the things you’ve done over the past year, you can go back month by month and look […]


Holiday Grab Bag

When I grew up merchants and advertisers respected non-Christian customers by using Xmas instead of Christmas. Today, Xmas has been replaced by “the holidays.” That’s the spirit in which I use the word, to acknowledge the fact that, in the words of President Obama, “We are a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus […]