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Monthly Archives: December 2014

I was debating a little bit about talking about my class privilege and how it has impacted my attitude towards Christmas. Admitting that you have some privilege when you’ve experienced a good amount of marginalization is emotionally throttling, though I must admit that my obnoxiously bubbly take on the whole Fake Jesus Birthday celebration is dependent on the fact that I have never experienced a Christmas without food, friends, family or presents. Even as an adult where the material gift-giving lessens, I still hop and skip around my job singing one of the five renditions of This Christmas that I have heard before 11:00 a.m. At home, I put in my Charlie Brown Christmas DVD and dance along with Snoopy all over my living room as is my right. OK, so MAYBE “obnoxious” doesn’t quite cover it…

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