Ideas and Excuses

Opinion, Announcements & Explanations

Christmas in Patagonia

By |December 21st, 2019|

Christmas Day, 1999. Twenty years ago. Was I at home in New York, a gentle snow falling outside, while inside blazed a warm fire in the fireplace, with presents under the Christmas tree that my

A Merry Little Alternative Xmas

By |December 3rd, 2019|

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, that’s a given. People seem to enjoy the colored lights, the slowly dying tree in the living room, and the glitter. Oh, and the gifts.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

By |October 28th, 2019|

A guest post by David Hicks “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” has for a long time been my favorite “ghost story,” not solely because of how well it is told, but also because it is,

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