omg I am a horrible Catholic…

... or why I am not sold on midnight mass. Because there is something inherently wrong about going to mass after the annual family Christmas party; which you have to be inebriated to survive, then sitting in a packed pew with kids passed out on top of you, after wards driving home at 2am, followed by playing Santa for the next two hours only to be woken up one hour later by your exuberant son at the crack of dawn. There is a reason why my requests for firearms as a Christmas present are ignored … [Read more...]

nothing says “merry christmas” …

... like a last minute wal-mart gift card decorated with menorahs proclaiming the recipient to have a "happy hanukkah". It might be a slight improvement over the star of david cookies I took to my son's school yesterday because I don't bake... or plan ahead. I so suck. … [Read more...]

christmas art…

... I am trying to make amends for the tacky nativity contest currently in progress by offering my gentle readers artfully tasteful visual palate cleansers. Domenico Ghirlandaio … [Read more...]

peace of the season…

another video tradtion. … [Read more...]

today is gearing up to be one of those days…

... you know, the big fat shitty ones where you can't wait till happy hour. … [Read more...]

Blue Christmas…

... while we get wrapped up, some times quite literally, in gifts, shopping, decorating and Christmas revelry let us not forget that some find this season an extremely painful time of year. Many are alone, nursing broken hearts, mourning loved ones that passed, and missing family they can't be with. While all around them the world glows with holiday lights and jingles play on the radio reminding us this is the most wonderful time of the year their sorrows get drowned out and forgotten. For them, … [Read more...]

christmas nun gazing…

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another christmas tradition…

... the typical processional hymn minus the Colbert liturgical dancing. … [Read more...]

christmas art features…

Lorenzo Costa … [Read more...]