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Archive of posts filed under the Holidays category.

12/12/12 and (approximately) 12 great winter reads!

While you’re pondering the significance of 12/12/12 and taking a break from monitoring your seismographs and telescopes, here, in no particular order, are a dozen or so (math isn’t our strong suit) books that we love to read and share during this most wonderful time of the year*. Little Bea and the Snowy Day, by […]

A Thanksgiving Gift

We’ve got lots to be thankful for, and we’d like to extend our wishes for a happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers and friends. We are especially thankful for manuscripts that arrive unexpectedly!   (Now we just need to figure out how to open the darn thing–any advice?) Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!   Blog this! […]

Happy Man Day (observed) 2012!

If you visited us yesterday to look for Man Day 2012 content, well, now you know why “Working for the Weekend” is on all of our playlists. But we’re here today, and even the Jets are shamelessly attempting to hitch their Tim Tebow wagon to our Man Day star. We’ll concede that it was a […]

The 3 G’s: Good Fortune, Great Year, and Greenwillow Books

Howdy readers, and Happy Chinese New Year! Today marks the beginning of the most auspicious Year of the Dragon, which is ironic since 2012 also allegedly prompts the final countdown toward world destruction. Either way, this year is going to be action packed, Durango-style! Chinese New Year is one hell of a party. In the past when […]

Scarier than Rip Taylor’s Toupee

It’s Friday the thirteenth; the first Friday the thirteenth since last May and the last until this April [edit–there’s a third in July]! We were reminded of the awesome wonderfulness of the words “triskaidekaphobia” (fear of 13) and “paraskevidekatriaphobia” (fear of Friday the thirteenth) and various other scary things, and we thought it’d be fun […]