In reply to CC:
Clare Bailey said:
Funnily enough I'm now listening to a fine rendition of O Come All Ye Faithful performed by Twisted Sister. I bet that would send all the anti-Christian grumps running for cover.I hate most of the Christmas fuss but I'll make an exception of all of the classic cheesy songs!
I love it Clare! Strangely enough, I'm not a Scrooge either but dread all the todo, probably because I spend Xmas alone. However, I am enjoying performing Xmas carol barbershop harmony yesterday and today with my Sweet Adeline group, at Xmas shopping locations. Given my aversion, seems just as perverse for me as Twisted Sister's O Come All Ye Faithful, I think...
Strangely enough I'm pretty sure that Dee Snider is a practising Christian. Twisted Sister released a Christmas album some years ago and it's absolutely priceless.
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
In reply to Harelady:
In reply to Lindybird:
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Harelady: Good that you got to spend time with the grandkiddies; should be assume Luna (and wasn't there another little one?) are Kate's? Hugs to you..... Hope you're already planning how to wangle some alone time over the holidays.
Lynette: Sorry about your OH. Why oh why are men so so bad at taking care of themselves, but what a nice treat to have a brass band! My OH has not sounded great last two days, which has me worried a bit. Still, will be heading home in a day or so but then again, will worry about how granddaughter is coping here. Sigh. She and I have talked seriously about her moving back to CA as I think my daughter needs to be nearer her regular doctors; Covid aside, she has chronic health issues
AQ: I left three budding Plumeria seeds outside the patio door that OH promises he has been misting regularly. I also left a Poinsettia and a Heliotrope nearby but not sure how they've fared. I hate to think how some other plants have fared Must stifle any gasps of horror when I finally get home! :-)
Lindybird: Argh. Now I'm worried about your OH going up a ladder. :-)
A busy couple of days here before I head home so hope no hiccups with remaining projects. I didn't get as much done in the garden/yard as I'd hoped as other things kept popping up. Oh well.
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