• The Ghosts of Christmas

    Christmas Lessons I wish I would learn You`d think that I`d know by now especially after having had vast experience in experiencing Christmas fatigue (a terrible affliction causing you to peak too early on the festivities). Somehow, for some strange reason, I get lulled into a strange comfortable state of Christmas euphoria for 350 days of the year conveniently forgetting the other 14 days of Christmas hysteria, culminating in the blessed event (which is always sadly over far too quickly). Once again, I find that I haven`t learned my lessons well and the Ghosts of Christmas Present taunts me, while the Ghosts of Christmas past just stands by idly cackling…

  • Douglas the crab

    Ok…usually I don’t do the joke thing, but this was too good to pass up (hey, a joke about a lobster princess and a lowly crab. Sounds like a match made in aquatic heaven). So enjoy… *credit to Liza for sending me this via e-mail. Mwah! Douglas the humble Crab and Kate the Lobster Princess were madly, deeply and passionately in Love. For months they enjoyed an idyllic relationship until one day Kate scuttled over to Douglas in tears. “We can’t see each other any more…” she sobbed. “Why?” gasped Douglas. “Daddy says that crabs are too common,” she wailed. “He claims you are a mere crab, and a poor…