… such as these, clockwise from top left: a Rastafari snowman, an apparently quite overweight Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes fame), Beaker and Dr Bunsen Honeydew (from my 11-year-old Muppet freak). The last one is something called Steve the Minecraft Player , courtesy of my 14-year-old son. No, I didn’t know that one offhand – and the fact that I have to Google my kid’s Christmas decorations is a sign that I’m getting either too old or hopelessly out of touch. Probably both.
Thankfully, my kids managed to keep in mind the reason for all this holiday busy-ness:
As you see in these Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus cookies. Sure, it’s a beautiful thing – but I’m already cringing at the inevitable debate in the near future about who gets to eat Baby Jesus.
We also have one order of business to wrap up: announcing winners of the Injinji sock giveaway contest . Running Farmer, Jessica (Book of Life), and Maggie Wolff: e-mail me your contact info – you’re the winners! Thanks very much to everyone else who entered; normally I’d say to stick around for the next one … but with the current state of things here , I’m afraid this is probably the end of the contest posts.
So, um … yeah. I guess goodbyes are awkward sometimes. I’ll try not to make a fool of myself over the next couple of weeks – but there’s probably as much chance of that happening as those cookies making it past Christmas.
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