Monthly Archives: December, 2018

Christmas, Day Seven

….or On the Seventh Day of Christmas, My True Love Gave to Me: a Beverage Dispensary.   Down at Seaside Villa, out back in the man cave: Kenneth: Hey there Lan, I heard you made a fabulous bar out of the new man-cave. Lancelot: Sure did Kenneth, sure did. Kenneth: Give it a proper name? […]

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.   […]

Thrifty Christmas

… or Goods at the Goodwill Good gracious, it’s Christmas and I am in a different country without all of the Christmas crap I’ve collected over the years. So it was off to the goodwill store to see what took my fancy. Here are some of the things I didn’t buy: No really, what is […]

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 – […]