What's all this business about French Christmas?

  • My name—Noël—has been mispronounced, mislabeled, and mistaken since my parents bestowed it upon me one snowy March afternoon. It wasn't until a friend nicknamed me "French Christmas" that it came into focus. How much would our lives change if we could just see things differently?

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January 16, 2011



Yum. Thanks for the reminder - I love Wild Card days!


When I need one, I go to the city. And eat whatever I like, too. That's what recharges me--spending a day far away from the suburbs :)


@Katie Yum is right!

@Kim That's too funny! I use the suburbs and/or countryside as my escape from the city! It's all about the change of scenery.



I immediately looked at the date on this, and was sad that I'd missed this day! But then I realized I'd had some similar breakthroughs throughout the weekend! Hooray. :)

Kristen Abell

These days are so necessary some times. I wish I made myself take them more often. I like the idea of calling them Wild Card Days. Totally going to steal that from you :-).


@Abigal--nope, that's the beauty of a wild card day. You can take it whenever you want!

@Kristen, glad you liked the name. I feel like giving these days an actual name makes them more official, and therefore ok to take. Sort of like a "mental health day." LOL :)


Oh, I am off to buy by deck of wild cards for my day. what a fun blog. taking time for yourself.

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