Monday, May 21, 2007

Knee deep in candy canes

To celebrate Christmas today, I used a candy cane wallpaper on my desktop. I also contemplated ending this blog because I'm not feeling Christmas-y anymore.

Sunday, May 20, 2007

Nice mustache

To celebrate Christmas today, I did a Google search for Mr. Hinkel. I miss that guy.

Saturday, May 19, 2007

Scrooged

To celebrate Christmas today, I acted like a Scrooge and treated everyone around me poorly. I don't have any money to short change anyone.

Friday, May 18, 2007

If Keith can pull it off...

To celebrate Christmas today, I put this shirt on my Christmas list.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Christmas poem

To celebrate Christmas today, I chose not to upload a photo of myself doing something Christmas-like. Instead, I chose to write a new Christmas poem. Here it is below... I hope you like it...

A time to snow
A time to grow
Christmas time
I like pasta

Wednesday, May 16, 2007

e-Xmas

To celebrate Christmas today, I sent myself a holiday e-card. Merry Christmas, big guy.

Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Fruitcake, fruitcake


To celebrate Christmas today, I discovered that fruitcake is indeed a terrible gift to buy someone.

Monday, May 14, 2007

Santa Knows Best

To celebrate Christmas today, I asked Santa to convince Hulk Hogan to rejoin WWE. Miss those legdrops, Santa.

Sunday, May 13, 2007

Merry Birthday



To celebrate Christmas today, I received a birthday gift from a friend in a very appropriate Christmas gift bag. Merry indeed.

Saturday, May 12, 2007

A New Lowe


To celebrate Christmas today, I looked to see if Rob Lowe had any plans for another Christmas telemovie next season. He doesn't, but The Christmas Shoes delights in every viewing.

Friday, May 11, 2007

Shameless Plug


To celebrate Christmas today, I plugged my website thecheappop.com in the hopes word of mouth will spread. Hey, Christmas is all about giving and receiving.

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Door mat

To celebrate Christmas today, I put my Merry Christmas welcome mat outside my door.

Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Sleighed.

To celebrate Christmas today, I thought I heard sleigh bells ring and asked a coworker "do you hear what I hear?" They think I'm crazy now.

Tuesday, May 8, 2007

Mustache for $500

To celebrate Christmas today, I added Alex Trebek growing back his mustache to my Christmas list.

Monday, May 7, 2007

Here Comes the Snow Again

To celebrate Christmas today, I wrote to Annie Lennox and asked her how to "put a little love in my heart." That theme song to Scrooged gets me every time.

Sunday, May 6, 2007

Hold the Mayo

To celebrate Christmas today, I went to a Mexican restaurant for Cinco de Mayo and was totally psyched to find green and red balloons hanging all over the place. Merry Christmas, senioritas.

Saturday, May 5, 2007

Joe Somebody

To celebrate Christmas today, I mentally psyched myself up for next December's "Joe Claus" movie.

Friday, May 4, 2007

The Stroke

To celebrate Christmas today, I took Billy Squier's lyrics for "Christmas is a Time to Say 'I Love You'" to heart.

Thursday, May 3, 2007

Red ribbon

To celebrate Christmas today, I took some Christmas ribbon and tied it on my belt buckle for no reason whatsoever. It looks pretty though....

Wednesday, May 2, 2007

B-I-N-G-O

To celebrate Christmas today, I played bingo but replaced the word "bingo" with "Santa." I didn't win "Santa."

B-I-N-G-O

To celebrate Christmas today, I played bingo but replaced the word "bingo" with "Santa." I didn't win "Santa."

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Put a cork in it

To celebrate Christmas today, I put champagne on ice for New Year's Eve. It's going to be ice cold by December 31st.

Monday, April 30, 2007

Grand Terminal

To celebrate Christmas today, I was pleased to discover some graffitti at Grand Central Terminal - it's nice to know there's others out there like me. A Merry Christmas indeed.

Grand Terminal

To celebrate Christmas today, I was pleased to discover some graffitti at Grand Central Terminal - it's nice to know there's others out there like me. A Merry Christmas indeed.

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Needed a miracle...

To celebrate Christmas today, I waited for a miracle to happen on 34th Street. It didn't happen unless you consider the fact I caught a cab on a busy Sunday a miracle.

Saturday, April 28, 2007

The good old days...

To celebrate Christmas today, I recalled how I did my best holiday shopping at Gimbels.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Send them back...send them beck

To celebrate Christmas today, I called the nursing home to make sure my grandma didn't get run over by a reindeer.

Thursday, April 26, 2007

You don't have to watch Dynasty...

To celebrate Christmas today, I broke out the mistletoe and hung it back up over my doorway. Quick, somebody give me a kiss.

Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Polar caps

To celebrate Christmas today, I asked Santa to make the polar bear reappear on tonight's episode of "Lost."

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Hulk. Smash.

To celebrate Christmas today, I wrote producers of the planned new Hulk film, and asked them to recreate this scene in their film.

Monday, April 23, 2007

Wright Christmas

To celebrate Christmas today, I added a new David Wright hitting streak on my Christmas list. You know, because D. Wright couldn't hit his way out of a paper bag these days.

Sunday, April 22, 2007

Takes a licking...

To celebrate Christmas today, I treated myself to an ice-cream bar. It's hard to splurge during the holidays.

Saturday, April 21, 2007

Slip into Santa

To celebrate Christmas today, I put on my Santa slippers to keep my feet warm - which is weird because it's actually not cold in my apartment.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Santa over my bed

To celebrate Christmas today, I found this divine poster on AllPosters.com. I think I shall buy it and place it over my bed.

Thursday, April 19, 2007

Wise Guys

To celebrate Christmas today, I envisioned being visited by Three Wise Men.

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Santa Java Google

To celebrate Christmas today, I Googled my two favorite things in life: Santa and coffee and this is what came up:

Tuesday, April 17, 2007

I could be Santa

To celebrate Christmas today, I priced Santa Claus suits on the Internet. I didn't expect them to be so expensive.

Monday, April 16, 2007

Piano man

To celebrate Christmas today, I downloaded sheet music for Jingle Bells. I will have to relearn how to play the piano now.

Sunday, April 15, 2007

Shining star

To celebrate Christmas today, I cropped an old picture of my Christmas tree star so it can shine all year round.

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Add a Friend

To celebrate Christmas today, I searched for Santa Claus on MySpace, found him (I think it's him), and then asked him to be my friend. Santa would definitely make my Top Four.

Friday, April 13, 2007

Christmas Blend

To celebrate Christmas today, I brewed myself a cup of Starbucks Christmas Blend coffee this morning. Christmas never tasted so good in April.

Thursday, April 12, 2007

Down with the Hinkle

To celebrate Christmas today, I studied the mannerisms and fashion stylings of Professor Hinkle of Frosty the Snowman fame. Not sure where I can get an outfit like that, but can definitely repeat things over and over again for the Hinkle effect.

Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Shopping spree

To celebrate Christmas today, I went on a shopping spree at Toys R Us. Surprisingly, they had a lot of Tickle Me Elmo dolls.

Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Holiday Fruit

To celebrate Christmas today, I ate me some fruitcake and it didn't taste that good.

Monday, April 9, 2007

Hung it through the grapevine

To celebrate Christmas today, I put an ornament on a grape stem that looked like a Christmas Tree.

Sunday, April 8, 2007

Prefer Santa

To celebrate Christmas today, I told a mall Easter bunny I preferred to sit on a mall Santa's lap.

Saturday, April 7, 2007

Merry Easter

To celebrate Christmas today, I ate some holiday chocolate.

Friday, April 6, 2007

Bling Bing

To celebrate Christmas today (and snowfall in April), I put on the movie White Christmas and got all misty eyed.

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Candy Land

To celebrate Christmas today, I gave out candy canes to my colleagues at work.

Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Nutcracker Sweet

To celebrate Christmas today, I became a nut cracker.

Tuesday, April 3, 2007

Feliz Geisha

To celebrate Christmas today, I put on a holiday classic: Memoirs of a Geisha.