Category Archives: Christmas

Newly married and broke = Guilty

Things you need to know about this sweatshirt: It is 23 years old. It came from my mother-in-law’s closet. I made it.    The Christmas of 1989 my wife and I had been married for a total of four months. … Continue reading

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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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