There's no better time of year to tell a personal tale of a tiny moment in my own life when kindness, happiness, respect, and all of those wonderful holiday feelings were something more than some words.
These are all complete real Christmas stories that should come with a Surgeon General's warning because they'll make your heart grow three sizes.
For anyone but the richest among us, being saddled with the gifts of the 'The 12 Days of Christmas' could very well destroy your life.
Every once in a while the malevolent robot lords in charge of programming the shared illusion that is our world will slip up and let a chunk of broken code go through.
My story is as simple as it is stupid. Here's the reality of being punched.
Some writers get desperate in their quest to tear the reading public's fickle attention away from whatever butt picture they're currently looking at.
We expect a cool guy to have an equally cool name. In real life, well, things don't always work out that way ...
These authors took a good look at a holiday about peace and joy and said, 'I want to ejaculate all over this.'
We never knew the story of Christmas to begin with.
If there is a higher power out there, its sense of humor is cosmically screwed up.
There's really no excuse not to know how to do these things.