[the last two are not Christmas-related but I haven’t posted any photos of myself lately, they are from my birthday and a friend’s art opening a couple weeks ago, respectively. is that not the most fantastic coat? totally vintage **MINT**, my friend Laura gave it to me when she moved to Seattle — HOW NICE IS SHE?? — and I made the necklace to match. And that little sparkle is the ring Chad gave me on our last anniversary that I never got around to posting a photo of.]
There’s an awesome reading of Night Before Christmas in Hemingway style as written by James Thurber on this podcast about 2/3 of the way through:
f.arias is my favorite succulent photographer. Turns out he’s pretty good at other shots, too.
Don’t you want to go here?
My favorite ornament, one of a pair bought from an old lady at a yard sale in the early ’90s. She reminds me of the Island of Misfit Toys.
Sunday, December 13, is the fourth annual holiday lights flickr meetup in Alameda, more info here.
Also: tree is up! and lit! and has one ornament hung with care! We each get one new one each year, a tradition I started when D’arby was born. There are quite a few ready to go, so I just have to bribe everyone around here with cocoa.
This is my 2009 ornament, a glass crawfish from our trip to New Orleans this spring.