Thank God for Starbucks and Hotels

Christmas Day travel is worth it on one level, one.

Feeling it Christmas night. Second Family. 128 miles of driving. Colorful cousins shouting into a PA. Chaos. The hotel awaits, maybe Star Wars with my fam. I need to train for this next year.

Author: Damien Riley

I'm a blogger, film critic, & podcaster with an MA in English from California State University, Fullerton. I teach public school, 4th grade as my primary occupation. My views on films and life are usually headstrong and often 'left of center' on movies and life, but I have respect for the other side. I married my high-desert princess (now my queen). We have 3 children.