Holidays wreak havoc on training. Humbug.
I've always found it interesting that one of the ways we celebrate our lives is by disrupting them. That's probably salutary--breaking up the rhythm of our existence can be instructive and refreshing and restorative. But, as any middle-management pointy-haired boss will tell you, these discontinuities in our working rhythm are usually not terribly productive.
This goes for training, too. Travel, accommodations for family, shoppi