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Saturday, December 27, 2003

How did I know this would yield a plethora of links? 

The results of a Google search for "Cthulu Christmas." Plus, alternate spelling.

Listening to They Might Be Giants and cleaning up my own Pit Of Chaos from my living room floor right now. Merry December 27th.

Words of 5 year old wisdom... 

Maggie says:
Sarah is a good baby, who says "popcorn" all the time. Danny is fun to wrestle with. I love my Care Bears. Cheer Bear is my favorite. I love my Barbie pet shop. Goodbye.

Friday, December 26, 2003

Hope your respective Christmases were happy, or at least failed to suck too terribly... 

Happy Boxing Day!!!

Our Christmas was rather low key, but nice. Spent it with my husband's family mostly, and were fed and gifted well. Needless to say, all day my girls bounced off the walls in manic rapturous joy. In fine Day After Christmas tradition,Chaos does ensue. There are toys scattered to the four winds, Maggie is wrestling with her dog (telling him "Well, Danny, maybe you're a bad dog and maybe you're a good dog, and maybe you're a bad dog and maybe you're a good dog...yeah, I love you,Danny...") and Sarah is eating the first and last Oreo she will have for quite some time. It is now time for the traditional Ordering Of The Boxing Day Pizza and the Drinking Of Caffeine. I shall need fuel in order to clean up this mess and I still have some post Christmas gifts to make for the game night people. Cthulu Christmas Cards if I can get my printer to work. Otherwise, CD mixes for all. In light of this most stressful of holiday seasons, I am reminded of the year my sister announced she was celebrating Kwanzaa instead of Christmas, because it starts the day after Christmas and you make your own presents and she was feeling kind of cheap that year. My sister used to be really funny, but she's gotten kind of staid and conservative at the ripe old age of 25. May I never grow old, says the pigtailed thirty year old who's eating chocolate for breakfast. Even if I keep getting lumps of coal in my stocking. I shite you not, there were lumps of coal, well candy lumps of coal, anyway. But, alas, I have much to do today besides update my blog and watch the Care Bear Excercise video for the hundreth time this morning.

In the meantime, to assist in your post holiday letdown, here's some McSweeneys links to brighten your rainy day:

Vote "No" On Jesus For President
Postcards From James Joyce in Paris
How To Outsource Your Marriage Proposal

Thursday, December 25, 2003

Merry Chrismas from Marauder's Girl and family!!!!!!!!!!!
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Wednesday, December 24, 2003

It's Christmas Eve... 

And the girls are very excited. For the rest of us, it's really sort of anticlimactic, I guess. The whole holiday season has been way too short this year.

Anyway, Merry Christmas to all and Happy Belated Solstice and Happy Hannukah if anyone ever reads this who celebrates Hannukah.

Tuesday, December 23, 2003

Forcing myself into the holiday spirit 

Trying to get in some sort of mood for Christmas. Playing music and shopping and so forth. There's just been something really off about Christmas this year.