Monthly Archives: November 2011

Day 83 – Griswold Family Christmas

I love Christmas lights!  In fact Theresa and I have made a hobby of spectating people’s Christmas light displays over the past few years.  We load up the car and drive out to the suburbs around the city and check … Continue reading

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Day 82 – Buy Nothing Day

Today is Buy Nothing Day.  Otherwise known as Black Friday.  I am determined to not shop at any of the big box stores.  I am determined to not be swayed by the lure of cheap prices on crap I don’t … Continue reading

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Day 81 – Thanks, Giving.

Today I am doing a gift that I have wanted to do for some time.  It is Thanksgiving Day.  We are volunteering with Meals On Wheels today.  We will be delivering hot meals to home bound folks in San Francisco.  … Continue reading

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Day 80 – You Will Submit….to the Cookies!

With a dash of arrogance can I just say that I make some pretty damned good baked goods.  One of my specialties in Peanut Blossom Cookies.  I love making them.  My favorite part is adding the Hershey Kisses to each … Continue reading

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Day 79 – Grab Bag

Sometimes you have to find a way to give what you can.  Today is one of those days.  As I walk into my local market I see that they have a bunch of bags of groceries loaded up with Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Day 78 – Goes Well With Chocolate

Chocolate makes a pretty amazing gift.  I am cashiering on a very busy Sunday.  It is downright insane in here.  My next customer is buying some wine…I ask for her i.d.  It says that tomorrow is her birthday!  I wish … Continue reading

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Day 77 – Pancakes Fools!

I don’t know if you know this but I am a master pancaker!  As a husband and a dad I feel like this is my duty…to master the flap jacked arts.  Today is Theresa’s birthday and I am on the … Continue reading

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