Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

It’s Christmas, time to put the tinfoil antlers on the camel

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Other perhaps some other pagan holiday options? Perhaps we could consider Saturnalia. Or, if it must be organized religion, then the Flying Spaghetti Monster whose mockery-loving followers are known as Pastafarians. “Around the time of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, Pastafarians celebrate a vaguely defined holiday named “Holiday.”

That last line is perennially funny to me.

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Handmade garlands, Cuba

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

At a music school in the town of Trinidad.

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Brown paper packages tied up with string

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

These are a few of my favourite things. Above, a white painted branch with Kraft-paper wrapped gifts is a minimalist advent calendar, by the inventive DIY Brigg from Norway via The Style Files. Below: Simple garland fencing at Axel Vervoordt’s recent Winter Exhibition; photo via Belgian Pearls.

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Ouno Design Sale today

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Ouno Design homewares and bags, and clothes by Hunt & Gather!

Come by! Treats, socializing, and the fire’s on.

Saturday December 11, noon-5
636 Keefer Street
Vancouver, BC

Update: thanks for coming, everyone!

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“Around the time of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, Pastafarians celebrate a vaguely defined holiday named “Holiday.””

Friday, December 10th, 2010

This is my Holiday post, but I’m referring to the Pastafarian holiday known helpfully as “Holiday.” ‘Pastafarians’ for those who don’t know the term are followers of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (or FSM), the spoof religion invented by American physics graduate student Bobby Henderson who launched his own ‘church’ as a challenge to the Kansas School Board’s attempt to teach creationism in schools. 

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Happy New Year!

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Who she was, and whether she was led astray that night, are lost to history, but I hope she was celebrating New Year’s in the way she thought best. Happy New Year, everyone.

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