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For This I Am Tha–EVERYONE SHUT UP, I’M TRYING TO GIVE THANKS!

November 26, 2013

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I am thankful to have the whole family together this holiday evening, especially those who haven’t spoken to each other for so long, to share this special meal. I am thankful for this wonderful looking turkey, and the honor of carving it. I am thankful to hear the constant, joyful, piercing shriek of so many […]

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Independence Is A Choice, And One Constantly Renewed

July 4, 2013

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Oh, basically it just says, "Thanks for making it official, but we've already moved on."

Yesterday and today I’ve been offering a point/counterpoint with myself on my complicated feelings about Independence Day.  Yesterday: a story of what I can’t stand about it.  Today?  A little less lengthy, a little less funny, a lot less snarky. Today: Why Independence Day is great. I’m a fan of holidays in general.  I like […]

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Time Once Again For: The Ruinin’ O’ The Festivities

March 17, 2013

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Well, St Patrick’s Day is upon us again, and you know what that means!  No, not that… No, not that either… Okay, I’ll just tell you.  It’s time for my annual Why I Don’t Like St. Patrick’s Day Buzzkill!  Yay! Yes, loyal readers, I have been – in my more dramatically self-indulgent periods – the […]

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Holy Sheet: A Holiday Giveaway – The Entrants!

December 20, 2012

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So it’s a funny thing about doing contest/giveaways – you spend all this time setting it up, you forget about two things: What if no one enters? What if people do enter and then I have to choose a winner? Well, I’m completely thrilled that so many people entered this little contest of Jules’ and […]

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Holy Sheet: A Holiday Giveaway!

December 5, 2012

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The following is taken from this year’s international broadcast of The Byronic Man Christmas Special… *** Okay, calm down people!  Stop yelling at the computer demanding to know how to enter this contest RIGHT NOW.  First thing’s first: you need to take a moment and head over to Go Jules Go and watch her video […]

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How To Avoid Getting Stressed Out That You’re Going To Totally Blow It AGAIN This Holiday Season

November 26, 2012

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The holidays – meant to be joyous and festive – can often turn stressful, despite our best intentions.  Fortunately, there are a few simple tips for keeping things fun and stress-free this holiday season. It can be easy to get swept up in to spending too much during the holidays.  The trick is to budget: […]

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If Elected President, I Will Make Halloween Way Better. That’s My Promise.

October 18, 2012

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Excerpt from a press conference when I am President… President Me: … and together, as Americans, we can make it work.  I’ll now take your questions.  Ummm, yes, Samantha. Samantha: Mr. President, my question is about last week’s Executive Order making Halloween a four-day weekend holiday. PM: We’ve been over this… S: Yes, but I’m […]

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The Ruinin’ O’ The Festivities

March 16, 2012

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Well, St Patrick’s Day is upon us again, and you know what that means!  No, not that… No, not that either… Okay, I’ll just tell you.  It’s time for my annual Why I Don’t Like St. Patrick’s Day Buzzkill!  Yay! Yes, loyal readers, I have been – in my more dramatically self-indulgent periods – the […]

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A Day To Give Thanks

November 25, 2011

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I am thankful to have the whole family together this holiday evening, especially those who haven’t spoken to each other for so long, to share this special meal. I am thankful for this wonderful looking turkey, and the honor of carving it. I am thankful to hear the constant joyful shrieking of so many children.  […]

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