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AskAlly’s Zombie Paranoia

In Life on December 29, 2008 at 3:49 pm

It may seem folly to start a new blog when I haven’t updated this one more often than once every two months, but I’m pretty sure we’ll all agree that I’m a pretty big fool. Read the rest of this entry »

The “Home for the Holidaze” Edition

In Advice, Funny, Life, People, Relationships on December 29, 2008 at 2:45 pm

Dear Ally,

It breaks my heart that you are thinking of ending the glory that is Ask Ally. I must apologize for my apparent lack of appreciation of your work – I’ve just been busy, ok?

Anywho, I have a question and it’s a holiday-themed one as well. Here it is: Why is it that every year I get super pumped for Christmas, but when I finally make it home for holidays, that joy is swiftly and inevitably crushed by insane family members? I am beginning to suspect that family is much better in theory than in practice. Thoughts?

*****

Dear Melanie,

Well, perhaps, if you’re going to be so nice about it, I won’t shut down Ask Ally. But posting will definitely be few and far between for a while. I’ve had an absolutely insane six months, and I have another insane six months ahead of me. January in particular I am expecting to literally suck actual, physical balls. I fully expect to see January down on its knees, goin’ at ‘er. It’s going to be wicked, and I mean that in the most sarcastic possible way.

However, as regards your question: I’ve been having a think on this one over the last few weeks. This is because the last few weeks have been the lead up to, and then the realisation of, my first Christmas away from home. Naturally, I went through the usual stages: Read the rest of this entry »