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She’s a Re-Gifter

I’m hoping she’s American Indian (and that he gets well of course), but I went with the other post title just in case.

A man who gave his girlfriend a fillet knife for Christmas was treated at a Seattle hospital for stab wounds the following day.Detectives with the Everett Police Department’s Major Crimes unit believe [...]

New Year’s Eve Five

Remember that tonight is Amateur Night — watch out for those idiots enjoying their first beers.

Go ahead and list 2014 resolutions, 2013 successes, and any & all holiday favorites.

5.  Worst, or weirdest, Christmas present:  The bad news: I got a “Greetings From Texas” lamp this year, from a friend who lives in Dallas.  [...]

Friday Open Thread

Sydney Greenstreet and Dorothy Moran

Actor Sydney Greenstreet was born this day in 1879.

Thursday Open Thread

Christmas Open Thread

Adoration of the Magi in the Snow by Pieter Breugel the Elder

[This] is the question every one of us faces every Christmas. Is this story of the Son of God coming as a human, born of a virgin, living a life of sinless love, and dying for sinners that all who believe might [...]

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Merry Christmas from Winston!

After the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill came to the U.S. to discuss the war with FDR. On December 24, 1941 he delivered this message to the U.S. on the radio. H/t:

I spend this anniversary and festival far from my country, far from my family, yet I [...]

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Earthrise. Taken by the crew of Apollo 8, Christmas Eve 1968

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Winter at Arlington National Cemetery

Last week, December 14 was National Wreath Day — by Wreaths Across America Their goal is to lay a Christmas wreath at each grave at national cemeteries across the country. Details at the link.