At some point my department’s going to have to come to terms with the fact that these just aren’t going to get eaten.
I’m preparing a viking funeral for the last eggnog carton. This afternoon I dismantled the Charlie Brown Christmas tree in my cube. The house tree goes down this weekend. But I’m keeping the mantle lights up indefinitely, dammit. Holla!
Libby Target plaza
There’s a joke using “buck” as a pun here, but I am a gentleman and shan’t say it.
Easily, the winner for Best Christmas Video of 2012 goes to Emmy the Great and Tim Wheeler’s “Zombie Christmas”. No matter how bad you think your Christmas was, some people had it worse. Do these zombies know it’s Christmas?
If you have fifteen minutes to kill, do give David Sedaris’ reading of his classic essay “Six to Eight Black Men” a listen. In it he surveys the differences in how cultures celebrate Christmas, centering on the Dutch’s take on Santa Claus.