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Like clockwork the holidays are here, nipping aggressively at our heels.  If you’re anything like me, right now you’re juggling holiday baking projects, Christmas shopping (and the subsequent wrapping disaster and shipping nightmare), parties, cookies exchanges and what not.  It’s a race and the goal right now is just to keep it together and get it all done.  Somehow amidst the chaos, the “holiday spirit” always sneaks up slowly usually as I bat it away with a chocolate coated hand.  Truthfully, I never feel fully “spirited” until Christmas Eve when I am able to completely exhale.   Let’s face it, this is a stressful time and we all have to adjust our expectations to realistic levels.  I’ve found a cocktail here or there usually helps.

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Sometimes I wonder just what exactly I am thinking. I do some bonehead things on occasion, however, I have to say one of my best qualities is the ability to laugh at myself.  Lately, those opportunities have been coming in droves.  The last two weeks have been crazy as I’ve been rushing to finish an enormous project in the midst of juggling several other gigs.  Unfortunately, its feast or famine with me and this latest deluge of work has left me a bit distracted.  Some may say spacey and I just might agree with that. This is what gets me into trouble, where I miss key details around me (I parked in tow zone? Really? Crap.)

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