I’m supposed to be raising money for a half marathon, but I had to do this one first

I’m going to lure you with this innocent picture of Coco into a deranged and diagnosable seven-minute span of my day. Let’s do this.

Christmas mascot

This ornament is going to make my friend Leah so goddamn happy. Better than a gif of a naked baby bear dancing to the Bee Gees.

Modern folklore

Next, I’m buying some Pop Rocks and soda and we are going to party.

“Let’s go!”

If the eleven-year-old Heather could witness this future she’d totally forgive the fact that she ended up living in Utah.


No animal was injured in the unwrapping of this Christmas morning.

And lo, it was good

Santa is obviously a huge fan of Pinterest, you guys. What a sheep.

Seasons greetings

Despite all appearances, we are not hunkered down here with guns and cannons and flaming menorahs.

Carolyn and Lem

And early Christmas present of friends from my childhood.

Stuff I found while looking around

This week’s link roundup featuring a ton of year-end nostalgia.

Snuggling by the tree

A rare moment when Marlo isn’t shouting marching orders to her sister through a megaphone.