The Holiday Pocket

Is anyone else aware of this weird calendrical phenomenon? The Holiday Pocket refers to the span of time between Thanksgiving and New Years. During this time of year, things feel like pure magic. Magic, and chaos. The egregore of the holidays can be seen in all the frantic shoppers and stolen moments of pleasure that… Continue reading The Holiday Pocket

Gift Guide For When You Have No Idea What To Buy Them

Gifts are great! Gifts are even better when you know what to get someone, when you have that really specific thing that you just know they are going to love. But what happens when you have no damn idea what to buy them? You could get them a candle. Or some...shower gel or something else… Continue reading Gift Guide For When You Have No Idea What To Buy Them

Pittsburgh Light Up Night

Last Friday, November 16th kicked off the holiday season with Light Up Night sponsored by Comcast. The festivities began at 5:45 with the first lighting of one of the many trees around the city, and ended at 10:00 with a spectacular fireworks display over the river.  We arrived around 7 and were not disappointed by… Continue reading Pittsburgh Light Up Night

Gift Guide For Writers

Do you want to buy a holiday present for your writer loved ones? Look no further! Here's a list of some really cool gifts that the writers in your life will love (and that's coming from a writer. Yes, I have all of these in my wishlist or already own). Stephen King's On Writing Quite… Continue reading Gift Guide For Writers