Ten Villancicos For Your Christmas Playlists

As Christmas is getting closer and closer, I’m sure a lot of you are starting to suffer Christmas music fatigue, so I’m here to offer new music to put a bit of oomph into your Christmas playlists.

I bring new life into your playlists in the form of villancincos, or Spanish language Christmas carols. For you, I’ve scoured YouTube for some of the most fun versions of these songs. I made sure the videos were as enjoyable as the songs. Read More Ten Villancicos For Your Christmas Playlists

Song Sung Blue: Tidings of Comfort & Joy

I’ve been struggling extra hard with a case of Seasonal Affective Disorder this year. I think part of the struggle is related to my mistaken hopes that removing my family to a warmer, more southerly location would produce a milder form of the yearly blues, so to have them hit hard, yet again, feels like even the most extreme efforts are nothing against the seasonal tidal pull of a hormonal imbalance. Read More Song Sung Blue: Tidings of Comfort & Joy

Lady Ghosts of TV Past: The West Wing, Episode 2.10: “Noel”

I stole this week’s West Wing recap from Sally J., because “Noël” is probably my favorite episode of the series. Not for the plot, “Two Cathedrals,” which is coming up in a few weeks, wins for best plot. “Noël” is my favorite episode because of one fifteen-second monologue from Leo to Josh. I cry every time I hear it. Read More Lady Ghosts of TV Past: The West Wing, Episode 2.10: “Noel”