Fruitcake, Anyone???

Originally posted on In the Net! – Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival:
I have an uneasy relationship with fruitcakes. You know, the stuff you eat. Well, I suppose you eat it. I mean, from what I’ve heard, no one eats it. It gets shoved into the back of some cupboard, or into the corner of…

Thank you and !!COME BACK!!

Originally posted on Rule of Stupid:
Hi Everyone, C4C had an amazing year. There were 149 different visitors just on the day, with 1,635 comments. Last year we had 335 comments, which means we had over 500% more chat this year! Partly I think the new system made it easier to manage, and easier for visitors to navigate. Of course,…

Fruitcake, Anyone???

I have an uneasy relationship with fruitcakes. You know, the stuff you eat. Well, I suppose you eat it. I mean, from what I’ve heard, no one eats it. It gets shoved into the back of some cupboard, or into the corner of a freezer, and there it stays until is discovered, like an Indiana Jones […]

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas … Wait … It’s Still September, Right?

Am I hallucinating, or is it still September? Because yesterday, I went into one of the local hardware stores and what to my wondering eyes should appear but eight rows of Christmas lights, and icicles, and pre-lit Christmas trees. Just remove from box. Standing there in my shorts and sandals, I was sure that I […]

May the Force Be With You

Well, it could have been worse, I suppose. I could have been lying on a cold, rock-strewn slope, the victim of an avalanche with two broken legs, gangrene setting in, wolves gathering in the closing twilight and no coffee left. On the other hand, it could have been a lot better. I could have been lying on a beach […]

Have Yourself a Little Christmas Meltdown

Ahhh … Christmas. That time of the year when people bolt madly about the mall, foaming at the mouth, their eyeballs rolled back in their heads; I sometimes wonder if we’ve mixed up the seasons and I’m seeing a replay of last Hallowe’en’s midnight showing of Night of the Living Dead.  There’s been a couple of […]