FAINT GLOW BLOG

The Most Wonderful Time of The Year?

November 27, 2012

Tags: Christmas, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, gift store, Lolo, sales clerk, Joy to the World, Topsiders, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, family, Grandma

It's not even December yet but that old familiar Sales Clerk Dread is beginning to choke me like toxic fog. Black Friday brought us some business at the gift shop, followed by Shop Small Saturday which saw more shoppers than last year coming through our doors, thank God. But yesterday was Cyber Monday. (more…)

Avoidance/Acceptance/Aggghhh

November 2, 2012

Tags: election, Hurricane Sandy, blame the victim, New York, New Jersey, South Carolina, heart attack, stroke, Romney, Obamacare, Fox News

WHAT I'M TRYING TO AVOID THIS MORNING:

1. Obsessing about Tuesday's election. I'll be dragging my ass to the polls before work. Without a car. It'll probably rain. Plus I'm not in a swing state. My vote won't count. Bummerama.

2. Thinking about Hurricane Sandy sufferers frustrated over how it's been four whole days now with life (more…)