Do you ever have moments of melancholy during the holiday season? I’m not talking about despair over a recent loss. I mean at any time during a regular season that’s going well and as planned. Do you ever get just a split second of sadness? This is probably more common for women, but maybe men sometimes get this, too?
I posted the true history of our American Thanksgiving in 2012 and thought it was time to share it again. I’ve copied and pasted it below.
So, I debated what to say here today, or if to say anything at all. Depending on who reads it, this could be dangerous.
I haven’t spent much time online or in social media over the holidays and haven’t been in the blogging world. I’m sure you understand that the holiday season is a busy one. Considering that I was sick for three weeks of December and had a broken refrigerator since the Monday before Thanksgiving, mine had a little extra work this year.
Continue reading “Where Did Christmas Go?”
Good morning, afternoon or evening, for whichever time you read this post.
I had a brief and serene blog post scheduled for today, but then something happened. . .
Every year as January 1st draws near, I hear some people say, “I can’t wait to start the new year. Thank God this one is almost over.”
In all honesty, due to the circumstances in our world today, I haven’t felt much like blogging.
So, today I thought I’d share a clip from my finished novel that I’m shopping around. Okay, so it’s still trite in comparison to the tension in the world, but what I’d give for the days of just simple, good old family dysfunction.
Since Thanksgiving is this week, the below excerpt from my novel Whit’s End shows the Whitaker family dysfunction regarding that holiday. Perhaps some people can relate.
It’s been said that many people get depressed during the holidays. I, too, have been known to feel a bit of melancholy during this time of year. So, being the analytical person that I am, naturally I look deeper.
Who wouldn’t want to spend Thanksgiving week doing this?
No, this is not a swingers blog. This is about becoming a child again.