Tag Archives: Christmas

I Want My Winter. Now, Please.

In the run-up to Christmas every year, I pray for a bit of snow to set the scene. Few things in life are more miserable than schlepping around the Twin Cities in a Santa suit dodging torrential rains. Especially true … Continue reading

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Vampire. Vampire. Vampire. General Quarters. General Quarters. General Quarters.

The Master Chief had taken a console in Combat just to kill the boredom. Nothing deader than Christmas Eve in the middle of the Pacific ocean. Besides, the petty officer who had been sitting the position was nodding off. A … Continue reading

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Christmas Is Almost Here. We Have Time To Remember The Real Reason.

Today, it’s a video. If you subscribe to the blog via email, you will have to click the link, go to the blog and actually watch the video. Thanks for dropping by. If you want to keep track of SantaJoe, … Continue reading

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Some Things To Contemplate Regarding The Birth Of Christ And Our Christmas Legacy

We spend an awful lot of time doing two things at Christmas time in the United States: catering to five year old children, and hawking large luxury items that most of us don’t actually need. What we don’t do is … Continue reading

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It’s Monday. Cheer Up, Bubby: It’s only Some Number Of Days Until Christmas.

The other day I was doing the annual lawnmower/snowblower maintenance dance while listening to Elvis. I finished the oil changes and fired up the mower for the first time of the season. At the end of the mowing (small yard, … Continue reading

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