Posts Tagged: st nicholas

Lifting the spirit

So I went grocery shopping in the throes of the Cough from Hell, with “cough medicine” on my shopping list along with all the groceries. Today is the day that St Nicholas arrives in town, accompanied by his ever more controversial servants– I won’t link to any controversy because either you’ve heard about it and

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Not that early, surely?

Among the St Nicholas stuff (which is also too early in my book, now that commerce has taken to promoting Halloween as a shopping occasion they can wait until the first of November with St Nicholas, right?)  there was a bag containing, clearly, chocolate Easter eggs. Not labeled, except “Mixed plain/milk/white”, but they’re not labeled

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