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Christmas, Day Six

…or On the Sixth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: a Brewery Over at the Trailer Park Lannie: Get yerself over here Sammy, and bring lots of beer nuts and chips. And maybe a pickled egg or two. Lannie: I wonder why they call it a “still” when that hooch is running […]

Christmas, Day Five

..or On the Fifth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Fire   Down at the Trailer Park: Joodles: Hey Jodie, ya gotta come over and check out the new patio. The glass she-shed? Yeah well, y’all familiar with the old saying “a gal who lives in a glass house shouldn’t throw stones”? […]

Christmas, Day Four

..or On the Fourth Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: Running Water. Over at the Trailer Park: Joodles: Done diggin’. Lannie: Well, ding dang doodle, let’s get’s this sucker runnin’. Meanwhile over at Seaside Villa: Judith: That’s the last bit dug, dear. Lancelot: All right – let’s give it some juice. Lancelot: […]

Christmas, Day Three

..or On the Third Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: a deer little gift. Over at the Trailer Park: Lannie: What’s that you got there? Joodles: Deer head for yer man cave. Lannie: Whur’d ya git it? Joodles: Road kill. I decorated it up right nice and Christmassy. I made a bunch. […]

Christmas, Day Two

…or On The Second Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me: man-cave/she-shed lights. Down at Florida Seaside Villa things were brightening up: Lancelot: Not bad. Not bad at all. Shouldn’t add too much to the power bill, should it Judith. Judith? Juuu-dith”  Judith: Aaah. That man-cave was the best idea I’ve had in […]

Christmas, Day One

…or On The First Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me…..a man-cave. Over at the Trailer Park “Oh yeah, most awesomest Christmas ever Sammy.” “I got me a man cave.” “Oh yeeeah , Tammy, it’s awesome. I got an totally spectacular she-shed.” Meanwhile over at Florida Seaside Villa: “Well Samuel, I would have […]

O Tannenbaum

…or It’s Gotta Have the Popcorn Momma. So the tree looked a little like it was harvested from the Grinch’s backyard outside Whoville. But I fluffed up the branches and straightened the trunk and replaced the decorations it came with. Needs more decorations. Needs popcorn. Really needs popcorn. So I set about stringing popcorn.   […]

A Visitor

….or Gopherus Polyphemus returns. Yep, he’s back.  Or, to be more accurate, still here. I’m the one who is back. At least I think he is a he if my internet-based analysis is correct. He’s pretty old too given his size and the state of his carapace. Aw shucks, I’m just showing off now – […]

Another Day, Another Boat 3

In Which I Gain a Transom. No silly, I haven’t been in Brooklyn all this time. I’m a little behind that’s all. No excuses, I’d just like to take you right back to August and the Wooden Boat School where I left off. It was Tuesday morning and we all installed our transoms. A pretty […]

Turkey Pardon 2018

The annual Parsons turkey pardon: © Judy Parsons 2018