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Ah, the proverbial company Christmas party—where one must suffer the indignity of white elephant gifts, off-brand booze and mistletoe hanging over one’s head like the sword of Damocles. Spending an obligatory evening with the water cooler crowd feigning holiday cheer is trying enough, so why up the ante by waking up next to one of […]
’Twas a Wine Country Christmas by Daedalus Howell Dec 22, 2011 – 03:01 PM Daedalus Howell For me, fending off the holiday blues is like besting Death at chess. Good for you, wood-pusher, you won but (spoiler alert) you’re still going to die. This is how it ended for Max Von Sydow in “The Seventh […]
There are many Christmas traditions that will get one in a holiday mood. Decorating a Christmas tree, candy canes, consumer credit debt and, of course, mistletoe. 1. ?Species of mistletoe grow on trees the world over. However, it?s not living in perfect harmony with the tree.? In fact, it?s eating it.? Mistletoe is a hanging […]
Mistletoe is the kiss of death. I explain why.