Tag Archives: Christmas

How to Write a Farcical Holiday Letter

Last year I heard a lot of talk about holiday letters—mostly how tired everyone was of the bragging involved. Devious person that I am, I set out to write one that was so funny and outrageous people would clamor to … Continue reading

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And so This is Christmas

In the interest of at least attempting to archive another holiday experience, I present you with some random ramblings. This has been a weird Christmas season for me, and I’m not exactly sure why. I’ve heard a lot of people … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings

After reading an article about how to draft a holiday letter, then hearing a friend complain about one she’d received that was full of gloom and doom, my husband and I decided to try our hand at it. For those … Continue reading

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlecats Revistied

Some of you will remember this from a couple of years ago, but Christmas is all about tradition, so here we go again. Happy holidays to cat lovers everywhere! The lyrics: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlecats God rest ye merry … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Portland was hit with a freak snowstorm yesterday. Well…sort of freak. There was cold air and there was moisture. You’d think the meteorologists could follow a basic recipe and pull the same forecast out of the oven as the local … Continue reading

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T-minus 2. Where’s the Pause Button?

Here it is, the 23rd of December, Christmas rushing down on us like a jet plane coming in for a landing. No turning back now, folks! I figured something out when I was a still a little kid. Presents were … Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Letdown

I have a confession to make. I already have post-Christmas letdown. How lame is that? Yeah, it’s only the 21st. We have 4 days of Christmas left. But each time I hear a Christmas carol, I wonder if this is … Continue reading

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25 Things About Me

This is a Facebook deal, but I’m posting it on my blog because I don’t have time to create two posts today. If you’re not on Facebook, ignore the rules listed below. Rules: I’m re-writing the rules because I know … Continue reading

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White Christmas

It’s December 24th, and all over the Pacific Northwest kids are experiencing the only white Christmas they may see in a lifetime. My own snow and ice memories are something I deeply treasure, and I can’t help but wax romantic … Continue reading

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God Rest ye Merry Gentlecats

I wrote this song a couple of years ago. Today my husband, Webfoot Bob, helped me create a You Tube video. The lyrics: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlecats God rest ye merry gentlecats, let nothing you dismay You know that … Continue reading

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