Welcome to Garbage Time

Let's embrace the final phase of a very long year for exactly what it is

This past weekend felt like a milestone in this often-shapeless year.

I’ll confess: I was completely surprised by how Halloween went. As a parent of two young children who talk about what they’re going to dress up as for Halloween literally year-round, I spent much of the past month trying to tamp down expectations for a holiday that I quite reasonably a…

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