Tag: holiday

Groundhog Day

Posted by ek hornbeck on February 2, 2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered? That about sums it up for me. Ned? Ned Ryerson?! Don’t Drive Angry! You like boats, but not …

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The Mountaintop, April 3, 1968

Re-posted from 1.21.2019 by TMC for ek hornbeck. Given in support of striking Sanitation Workers in Memphis, Tennessee. Thank you very kindly, my friends. As I listened to Ralph Abernathy and his eloquent and generous introduction and then thought about myself, I wondered who he was talking about. It’s always good to have your closest …

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Happy New Year – 2021

We all sing Auld Lang Syne at midnight on December 31 but what are the lyrics? Most people don’t know that it is a Scottish poem written in 1788 by Robert Burns and later set to the music of a folk song. Here is a you tube with the lyrics and English translation. Happy New …

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New Year’s Eve Countdown – 2021

New Year’s Eve 2021 Live from Times Square, New York

What’s Cooking: Standing Rib Roast and Yorkshire Pudding

In Merry Old England, a beef Standing Rib Roast and Yorkshire Pudding is a traditional Christmas dinner. In my home were we don’t stand on tradition very often, we serve this on New Year’s Day. The best method for preparing and cooking this pricey piece of meat comes from none other than Alton Brown. It …

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Carol of the Bells

Twitter is a strange place. Depending on who you follow or what you read in the news on the internet that leads you there, it can be informative and educational. A blog post led me to a tweet where I found this tweeted response   And Carol of the Bells is based on a Ukrainian …

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Flaming Telepaths

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12/25/2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Five hours of it. Soft White Underbelly still gigs in Stars Hollow on occasion.

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

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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