Category Archives: Holiday

Five Things Bloggers Can Learn From Elves


Elves Elves, the mythological crafters of toys and trinkets. building toys in a hidden away workshop isn’t too far from blogging in your kitchen. Okay, maybe you don’t toss your blog posts in a bag to be delivered, RSS and email works as well though. Toy crafting and wrapping is skill, and every good elf…


Santa Might Be Tradition But Amazon Delivers

Photo of three Santa dolls

Santa Takes the Amazon Sleigh That should be the headlines these days. As a child we’d sit for hours dreaming of what Santa might bring. Our parents provided us catalogues and let us drag them through the toy store for ideas. Then it was time; we visited Santa. Fast forward – my son, wife, and…


Someone Flattened Santa


It’s happened again; someone flattened Santa. This morning about a dozen of Santa can be found flattened in my neighborhood. No. Grandpa isn’t getting revenge; modern man is lazy. Santa is iconic to the Christmas season but putting up a large Santa statue, hanging poster, or more is too much work. My neighbors invested in…


Christmas Traditions Dead Or Replaced


Traditions Once upon a time, we tracked Santa by listening on the radio and watching television. It was a tradition in our family and many others. NORAD built the Santa tracking website not too many years ago. Today Santa tracking is an app. Is the tradition of the family following Santa around the world dead?…


Holiday Cards 2011


I love greeting cards, especially around the holidays, and double especially ones coming to me. This year I’m in the mood to send some as well. Yes. I’m crazed. You like receiving them, so let’s make a deal. You provide the who and where, and I’ll provide you a card. But wait, there’s more! I’d…