Entries from December 2011

If you don’t have anything nice to say…

December 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Adventageous

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Our milkman gave me a Christmas card this morning. Also, some milk.

December 5th, 2011 · 12 Comments · Adventageous

Holiday Knitting Update: I finished the mitts for Meredith’s teacher and am now working on the second of three owl cozies that need to be completely done by the end of next week. I will then make a pair of fingerless mitts for Harper’s teacher. Knitting with deadlines drives me bananas, so today I did [...]

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Are there penguins in Palestine?

December 4th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Adventageous, Daily

I shared this tune with you a few years back on the morning that John Green met his demise in our front yard. We never did replace Mr. Green. (Can one actually replace a fallen hero—a hero who had suffered stab wounds on TWO separate evenings? I think not.) Because she was starting to smell [...]

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Plague and Pestilence

December 3rd, 2011 · 9 Comments · Adventageous

Weeks have passed during which I listened to nothing but Mumford and Sons. If you don’t listen to anything else today, listen to this: The Black Eyed Peas can’t do that. (Actually, maybe they can. I have no idea.) ((They can’t. We all know they can’t.))

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The way to live is Celebrate and Give.

December 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments · Adventageous

It’s not necessarily a Christmas tune, and I won’t even begin to address the opening of the box. With that said, it’s XTC. When I was in high school, I recorded an XTC concert onto a VHS tape. I loaned it to a guy named Jason W. who kept “forgetting” to bring it back to [...]

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He takes me out dancin’ every Saturday night.

December 1st, 2011 · 6 Comments · Daily

Well, hello there! This morning I logged onto Facebook, and I watched this, and it reminded me of one of my favorite Christmas songs (originally performed by Tom Waits), so I decided to put together a musical Advent calendar for you. That’s how I’m going to try to keep NaBloPoMo going! I’m giving you a [...]

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