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Day 6: The Creator

Day 6: The Creator

"On the 6th day of Christmas my true love gave to me, 6 geese a laying." What? Geese? This song has never made sense to me. I just grew up singing it. But...

Day 7: The Conception of Perfection

Day 7: The Conception of Perfection

I have always been skeptical towards the term perfection. It leaves a bad taste in my mouth. It is just one of those words that have never really sat right with me. To me it connotes a sense of striving and relentlessness, a never-ending desire to complete...

 Day 12: I Didn't Have Christmas as a Child...

Day 12: I Didn't Have Christmas as a Child...

Christmas was very different for me as a child. We didn’t celebrate it the traditional way. When people ask me about my family traditions, and I say “I never had Christmas growing up” people gasp or feel sorry for asking...