Category: Holiday

Have a deviant ek’s mas

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12/25/2019. Re-posrted by TMC for ek The Season’s Upon Us Hail Santa I am Santa Claus Christmas At Ground Zero The Egg Nog Song Merry Christmas Everybody Turn Left alternate Universe. Last Christmas, other appearances. Popular across the pond I’m given to understand. A Triumph Family Seasonal Special Office Party …

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Marley was Dead

Originally posted by eh hornbeck 12/24/2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Marley was dead: to begin with.  There is no doubt whatever about that.  The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner.  Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon ‘Change, for anything he …

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Merry Christmas – 2020

Merry Christmas – 2020 Christmas Hallelujah – with Lyrics (Performed by Kaylee Rodgers and the Killard House School choir) “A Hallelujah Christmas” (originally by Leonard Cohen) I’ve heard about this baby boy Who’s come to earth to bring us joy And I just want to sing this song to you It goes like this, the …

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Some Background Noise

Originally posted by eh hornbeck 12/24/2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Oh yeah, lots of holiday cheer here. Father Christmas – The Kinks Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses Holmes and Watson

The Ghosts of Christmas Eve

It ain’t Dickens. Narrated by Ossie Davis with the music of the Trans Siberian Orchestra. The Ghosts of Christmas Eve In this room where shadows live And ghosts that failed learn time forgives Welcome, friends, please stay awhile Our story starts with one small child Who spends this night in attics dark Where dreams are …

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NORAD Santa Tracker – 2020

On Christmas Eve in 1955, NORAD begins tracking Santa in what will become an annual Christmas Eve tradition. According to NORAD’s official web page on the NORAD Tracks Santa program, the service began on December 24, 1955. A Sears department store placed an advertisement in a Colorado Springs newspaper. The advertisement told children that they …

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What’s Cooking: Crème Brûlée French Toast

Here’s something special for Christmas morning breakfast or brunch, Crème Brûlée French Toast, that can be prepared the night before and tossed in the oven with a pan of bacon at the same time.

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Crap. Festivus. Again.

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12/23/2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek hornbeck Symbolically represented by the Festivus Pole, an aluminum tube between 3′ to 6′ high stuck in some drab and out of the way corner.  It can be used as a weapon and frequently is.  Traditionally it is stark and entirely unadorned and the …

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Visions of Sugarplums Dance in Their Heads

Reposted from December 21, 2019. This is one of my favorite recipes for the Holidays to bake for family and friends. Republished from 12/11/2011 from the What’s Cooking Archives at The Stars Hollow Gazette In Autumn, the appearance in grocery stores of stacks of candied fruit and mountains of nuts in all their wonderful variety …

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What’s Cooking: Don’t Throw That Turkey Carcass Out

Republished and edited from November 25, 2010 for obvious timely reasons. I know by tomorrow tonight you will be sick if looking at the remnants of dinner, especially that turkey carcass but you aren’t done with it yet. I’m going to walk you through making turkey stock. First you will need a big pot, I …

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Translator: Thanksgiving: (Almost) Everything You Know is Wrong

We lost our friend, Translator aka Dr. David Smith, seven years ago last January. He suffered from depression and his untimely death left those of us in the blog communities who knew him wondering if we could have done more to help him through his struggles. The holidays are rough on people who suffer from …

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And Now The Movie

53 years ago Arlo Guthrie took to the stage at the Newport Folk Festival and for 18 and a half minutes entertained the audience with his storied song “Alice’s Restaurant.” You could close your eyes and see the old church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts where the story is centered. At the end of the song …

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