||The leaves are falling, children extort candy, adults
get drunk and wear masks--
it must be Christmas! Time again for the annual rite of
cookie baking and frosting.
Because we won't be back in December, Christmas came early and got mixed
with Halloween, which is OK because all Christian holidays have something
with death (don't forget why Jesus' parents were refugees: Herod was
Speaking of murderers, can you guess what story this cookie dramatically