The Guide to Gradual Holiday Hermitism

We’re well into December, andĀ the world is coveredĀ in those telltale signs of the approaching Christmas season: snow, Christmas decorations, and roiling, teaming masses of people. People everywhere — shopping, eating, pageant-attending, and generally gumming up the works everywhere you go. Every Christmas it seems like the population of the earth temporarily shoots up, and there are more people than there More …