March 28, 2020

Posts from "Christmas"

  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Warmth, Light, and Hope

    by Grace O’Connor ’22 The warm light filled the room as the fire crackled Sweet sound of music brought smiles to the faces The smell of cookies floated through the air Darkness and powder snow surrounded the house She laid…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Christmas on 30 Laurie Lane

    by Elizabeth McGinn ’21 Snow-roofed colonial revivals, nearly identical except for the colors; candles aglow in each window, welcoming wreaths on the door, twinkling lights hidden in the shrubbery. Walk inside any and there’s a familiar scene; a family gathered…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    There is a Lily kneeling

    by Sean Tobin ’20 Behold a lily kneeling, At stable’s cribside stays; With beauteous music peeling, His Child God, he will praise Long after winter days; And for his sons he pledges His help and love always. That light that…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Snowed in for the Holidays

    by Sam Pellman ’20 “I’ll never make it home!” she sighed. The schedule just changed from a two-hour delay to now four. The snow was falling hard at home. She looked at the TVs where the runways in NY were…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Holiday Haikus

      Snow twirls and dances Lights twinkle in the night sky Santa’s beard glows white by Gabriela Baron ’20   Christmas: the smells of pine trees, nativities, old issue paper. Home. by Clara Howard ’20   A cosmic feeling Not…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Friartire: Beware the Fruit Cakes! (And other Holiday Treats)

    by Lil Elf ’21 It’s that time of year again.  There is an unquantifiable amount of glorious aromas emitting from the oven (or maybe it’s just a candle).  With the Christmas season inevitably comes the Christmas goodies.  However, some people…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Listomania: Festivus Airing of the Grievances

    Not having chicken in the alumni salads Alumni closed on Sundays (we will not be silenced) The elevator being down in DiTrag for 3 weeks Late Thanksgiving When the app says that a washer is available but it’s not Seeing…

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  • Christmas | Dec.07, 2019

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl,  I was hired to write a new Hallmark movie and am out of ideas. What clichés should I use? Merrily, Clueless at Christmas   Dear Clueless,  Forget the clichés. Doesn’t anyone ever wonder what happened to…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.22, 2019

    Listomania: Conversation Topics to Avoid During Thanksgiving Dinner

    My 90-day fiancé The day I spent at a nudist colony My bank account or lack of one My tattoo of Dot  Which state my fake ID is from How my roommate’s drug dealer lives with us  The demon that…

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  • Portfolio | Nov.22, 2019

    Tiff and Earl

    Dear Tiff and Earl, Last year I got crushed in a stampede on Black Friday, and I was in a coma until Christmas. How do I arm myself this year? Best, Blacked Out Friday   Dear BOF,  There’s this thing…

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