Blog posts tagged "christmas"

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Oct. 31, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Hallmark Christmas movies have arrived! Beginning Oct. 25 (which seems ludicrously early), you can watch all of the Hallmark Christmas movies that your candlelight-loving,-marshmallow heart can take. However, did you know you can check out or order most of the books that inspired the movies before ...
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Oct. 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
You see them at parties. You see them in pictures. You see them on Christmas cards. Suddenly, they are everywhere and yet most of the year they are nowhere, buried in the back of the closet until they burst out in glorious tackiness.  They are garish. They are loud. They hurt your eyes. They are...
Mulder and Scully survey the scene
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Dec. 19, 2017 - 4:21 pm
In the first post of our bottle stories series, fellow Anythinker Jeff Schwartz and I discussed the self-containment of the form. Looking at Agatha Christie’s short story, Three Blind Mice, we talked about the satisfaction of pulling off a tale that relies on no previous knowledge of other stories...
Breath deeply this December
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Nov. 28, 2012 - 12:16 pm
December is here. Stress from all angles has probably begun to crowd your thoughts or sing you to sleep (more like tuck you in and keep you awake at night with anxiety). Stress seems to arrive out of nowhere, like an uninvited house guest. We seem to know that stress has terrible effects on our...