Posts tagged "holiday"

Father's Day After Your Father Dies

Father's Day After Your Father Dies
This year will be the second year I face Father’s Day without a key ingredient: a dad. To be completely honest, I had forgotten that Father’s Day was approaching until a friend asked how I was doing during “this time of year”. My family will tell you that I have never been good with these... Read more »

5 Ways To Survive The 5th of July

5 Ways To Survive The 5th of July
If July 4th is America’s favorite day of the year, July 5th is likely its least favorite. As the country returns to work/school/real life after a day of beer, BBQs, fireworks and other patriotic things, a collective groan of regret and hungover headaches is sweeping from sea to shining sea. Likely, you also have the... Read more »

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday

Thanksgiving: The Forgotten Holiday
I was taken aback yesterday when I saw the T-Mobile add which was set in a Pepto-Bismol infused factory, adorned with pink haired elves and the song “walking in 4G wonder-land” whistling in the foreground. Many things deeply disturbed me about this ad… one of which being my utter disdain for the pink clad lady... Read more »
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The Letter of the Week is F

Finals It’s that beautiful time again. DePaul Fall Quarter Finals Week 2010. And all of the printers on campus are “temporarily out of service”. Perfect. In my opinion, finals week is an all-or-nothing event. It’s a chance to make excuses for everything else in your life. For example, how do I justify eating three pints... Read more »