Let’s see … Hannukah started at sunset on Tuesday, I’ve been reminded that today is/was Winter Solstice (which I believe cues the Yuletide celebration), and Christmas Eve is Saturday. I’m not that much into holidays (my main reason for liking Christmas is that I can usually find nice and special treats on sale afterwards), but I take these winter ones as a reason to wish merriness and happiness and to throw books in the general direction of people who might enjoy them. I participated in a Secret Santa Gift Swap at work today – I got one of those holiday-themed ceramic jars containing a few packets of name-brand hot chocolate, and a friend in the office got the mug and coffee I brought in.
I also found out that I’ll be getting to sleep in three days in a row for the next two weekends. Booyah for having two Mondays off for holidays! I have to work on New Years’ Day, but I don’t have any big plans for New Years’ Eve at the moment. And I have the evening shift that day, so it won’t be too bad.