Category Archives: Holidays

Both legal and traditional

Daddy’s Gone a-Hunting

Father’s Day causes me to remember my childhood when “daddy-went-a-hunting” and came home with wild critters that the family was expected to consume. [If you are vegetarian, stop reading now.] If like most homo-sapiens you are a meat eater, you … Continue reading

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Does Santa Bring Dog Gifts?

Dear Santa, I know you are in business to deliver toys to kids, not dogs. However, maybe you do not deliver to dogs because they do not write and ask. I am sure with all the reindeer that you have, … Continue reading

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The Green Stuff

Holidays are a time steeped in tradition and a time when families gather together and enjoy favorite foods. For some families the traditional food may be turkey with special stuffing, ham with a secret glaze, or pumpkin pie. Our family … Continue reading

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Toys for Grown Ups

Here it is time for the holidays again, and we are deciding what to buy for our significant others. Manufactures, sensing our indecision and ability to be readily influenced, have honed their marketing proficiency and offer us a wide variety … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit

I was overcome with Christmas Spirit last weekend; and wouldn’t you just know that it would happen in a toy store? I went in to find a small toy of some kind for my granddaughter. I was think of buying … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree

It used to be that Christmas trees were real trees brought at a lot on the corner. I could hardly wait until we could drag out the boxes of shinny glass ornaments from the dime store to decorate it. It … Continue reading

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Hello Santa

Dear Santa, I’m just writing to say hello. In case you are wondering, I’ve been good, but I don’t want anything at all this year. I have everything that I want. This should be a pretty easy year for you … Continue reading

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Howl-o-ween Party

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you find out you “ain’t seen nuthin’ yet.” The other night we went to a Halloween party. Now I’ve been to Halloween parties before and have seen some pretty weird sights, but … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Reply

To: Loveless@hotmail.com From: Cupid@olympus.net Subject: RE: Urgent Request Thank you for your inquiry via email. I always make my utmost effort to respond to clients, especially with circumstances as desperate as those you describe. I am indeed known through out … Continue reading

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Email to Cupid

To: Cupid@olympus.net From: Loveless@hotmail.com Subject: Urgent Request Since this month is February, the month of love, and since you are the bearer of love and affection, could I ask you to aim one of your arrows at a certain person … Continue reading

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