Author Archives: mbgamble

About mbgamble

Christian, husband, dad, youth minister, grad student...just trying to add a little joy to the world.

Call Homeland Security

Another Grandma, but this one is scary. I am sure she didn’t purchase this sweatshirt this way. It had been modified..or overhauled. In fact, I believe the purpose of the shirt has changed completely. It is no longer a garment … Continue reading

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Pretty in Pink

This one hurt my eyes…actually it hurt my brain. I think I have PTSD (PINK traumatic stress disorder). I have two beautiful, talented, smart, caring, and certainly better than I deserve daughters but they ruined the color pink for me. … Continue reading

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How YOU doin’?

If Joey Tribbianni, a character on the 90’s hit show Friends, were to wear a tacky sweater…the result might be similar. Slightly inebriated, overly confident, with a style all his own, our modern-day Joey is working the same magic called … Continue reading

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Hipster in green

I’ve heard tell of these hipsters who have embraced holiday sweaters, not so much as a way to make fun of then or be sarcastic, but as a way to be ironic…see the subtlety there? The hipster is a breed … Continue reading

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The Day After

Black Friday was a bust for my family. For years my wife and I have gotten up pretty early, 4-5 AM and joined the masses in the retail Mecca’s in our area. We are not sleep out all night, elbow … Continue reading

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REAL People

These are REAL people! Not that the others aren’t real, but these are related to me and that makes them especially real to me. My sister-in-law let me down in a big way on Thanksgiving. I was basing the awesomeness … Continue reading

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Scratch and sniff Thanksgiving apparel

Well enough of these cross stitched, knit together, cartoon looking sweaters…today we are going straight up realistic. It might be like examining the differences between impressionism and realism in the art world;¬†except none of these holiday sweaters could be considered … Continue reading

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