Monthly Archives: December 2013

And to all, a good night

Every year, we have a dinner party on Christmas Eve. I wear high heels and my antler hairband, McIrish wears his Grinch tie. It’s loud and crowded and bright, the food is abundant and delicious, the wine flows freely, and … Continue reading

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The numbers game

Not so long ago, my pal and I went out for dinner. We were sitting at the bar, ordered some wine and heard this: “Can I see some I.D.?” We burst out laughing. “Don’t even start with that,” my friend … Continue reading

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Getting the Tree

We believe in tradition here, gang. As God is my witness, we believe in tradition, especially at Christmas time. And today, our tradition dictates that the following will happen. We will all get into McIrish’s truck. The children will campaign … Continue reading

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