Brace yourself! The Holidays are coming!
There's a whole spectrum of attitudes towards the Holidays. It ranges from Grinch to Buddy the Elf. On one end of the spectrum you've got the haters, who as we know, are gonna hate. On the other end you've got people who are jacked up on holiday spirit and in serious need of a chill pill. Both extremes can be as annoying as heck so I try to keep my attitude away from both extremes, but I sometimes lose it and find myself swinging between them.
Mom and I got into a conversation about the holidays recently and we remembered when we spent our first Christmas on the east coast after moving from California to Massachusetts, and living with my evil aunt for our first year.
The running joke Mom and I have about my Aunt Ann being evil comes from the fact that my aunt can be smug, selfish, and a little bit bigoted to say the least. She thinks she's accepting of ev