I know it's only September, but as the air begins to cool (from 100 down to 85) and leaves get ready to turn colors, my thoughts are slowly turning to the holidays that will be upon us quicker than Sarah Palin can pull the trigger on an AK-47. Below is a video I saw last year year for the first time that I thought was informative, strange, funny and festive all at the same time. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Oh, and be sure to let me know if you have ever made a Turduckin, or plan to...I'm fascinated...
I love this guy's take on the DNC and all that was going on around Denver last week. What I would give to have this guy's sense of humor and writing abiltiy.
It is long, but worth it. It is a post on the San Diego City Beat site and the guy's name is Nathan Dinsdale. Some of my favorite excerpts:
"No, what most of us strive for is simply to be “fair and balanced,” a
term that used to have meaning before it woke up with smeared makeup
and a torn dress in the back of a taxi after Fox News slipped a roofie
in its drink."
"I am a registered Democrat. I voted for Barack Obama in the primary and
donated all of $25 to his campaign (the first and only time I’ve ever
donated to a political cause). I’m a semi-militant atheist married to a
devout Catholic. I’m an elitist from a tiny rural town. I drive an
enormous earth-raping SUV (that I tell people gets 17 to 20 miles per
gallon but really gets closer to 13 to 15) with an “O8AMA” sticker on
"I stepped away from my camera bag for 30 seconds to take a picture of
Hillary Clinton exiting the Brown Palace Hotel and then turned around
to find three Secret Service agents had surrounded my bag. If I’d
waited a few moments longer, I’m fairly certain it would have already
been exploded in a controlled demolition."
But really, read the whole thing. It is much better in context.
If I had a daughter, she would be wearing this shirt:
In case you are wondering, I have signed up to participate in September's NaBloPoMo (national blog posting month) challenge to post at least one blog per day during September and the theme is "Things that make you go HA!" As in, a laugh.