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I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 4

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 4

Chapter 1» | Chapter 2» | Chapter 3» | Chapter 4» | Chapter 5» [ Chapter 4 ] Thursday / December 20, 2007 What my mother didn’t know when I hung up on her, was that our little conversation would actually wind up being the catalyst for my Christmas homecoming debacle. The guilt [Read more…]

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 3

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 3

Chapter 1» | Chapter 2» | Chapter 3» | Chapter 4» | Chapter 5» [ Chapter 3 ] Thursday / December 20, 2007 So now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s move on to the second beginning of my story—the day I was assaulted by Santa Claus. One of my [Read more…]

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 2

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 2

Chapter 1» | Chapter 2» | Chapter 3» | Chapter 4» | Chapter 5» [ Chapter 2 ] Christmas 1982 I suppose it goes without saying that anything with roots in a lean-to wedding chapel sandwiched between an IHOP (site of the rehearsal dinner) and a bar (site of the reception) is probably [Read more…]

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 1

I’ll Be Home for Peacemas: Chapter 1

Chapter 1» | Chapter 2» | Chapter 3» | Chapter 4» | Chapter 5» [ Chapter 1 ] Monday / December 24, 2007 I should not have yelled at the nice lady behind the ticket counter. Incidentally, I also should not have thrown a piece of luggage at a [Read more…]