Writes Joshua in Salt Lake City: “This past year I’ve been trying to lose weight. It’s been up and down. Apparently my mother knows that.”
Entries Tagged as 'holiday spirit'
February 11th, 2014 · 101 Comments
December 24th, 2013 · 58 Comments
Writing Persephone in New Hampshire: “My father and I have a habit of snatching the Christmas cookies. I guess this year my mom had had enough.”
P.S. Yes, Stieg Larsson is Swedish…but titling this post “Blood on Snow” just seemed a little too dark.
related: Mad Santa
December 22nd, 2013 · 109 Comments
Writes Siegrin in California: “My friend started teaching at a new school this year and received this note from one of her (fifth-grade) students on the last day before the holiday break. It’s almost as uplifting as the doughnut she received from her fellow teacher, along with a note that read, ‘If you’re watching your weight, feel free to not eat the doughnut.”
December 12th, 2013 · 165 Comments
Writes our submitter from Portland, Oregon: “People steal out of the fridge all the time, so I’m not sure why someone thought money would be safe taped to barbecue sauce.”
related: I hope you…
November 26th, 2013 · 91 Comments
Writes our submitter in Washington state: “Shortly after our holiday party signup sheet was posted, this gentle reminder appeared, taped over the word ‘potluck.’ So far, no one has been brave enough to sign up for anything.”
(Because, you know, the best kind of potluck is six bags of chips, three plates of cookies, a one liter bottle of soda, and some plastic forks.)
extra credit: Potluck fear and loathing [latimes.com]
November 24th, 2013 · 78 Comments
Shortly after Denver’s first snowfall of the season, Sharon looked out her window to see her neighbor making a snowman. “I thought he was doing something cute for his girlfriend. Who knew it was actually a frosty political statement about the cold evils of capitalism?”
related: Drivers of Walmart
Tags: holiday spirit
November 18th, 2013 · 99 Comments
It’s not even Thanksgiving yet, but as Rachel in Victoria, B.C. noticed, nativity scenes are already becoming crime scenes.
related: Baby Jesus is AWOL
November 4th, 2013 · 75 Comments
Explains David in California: “Because of an ant problem, Julia can’t keep her candy in her room.” Thus…
October 30th, 2013 · 78 Comments
related: NO CANDY GO AWAY!
October 21st, 2013 · 27 Comments
Cristina in California had to smile when she saw the thank-you note her son composed to his friends. How’s that for subtlety?
And before you start in on “kids today” — I found a thank-you note my own father wrote to his grandparents circa 1958. Check out the P.S. on the back!
related: (It’s my first fang.)