Archive: December, 2020

Last Post of the Year

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - December 31, 2020 - Features
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Normally, the last post of the year is the Annual Joeys. I created the Joeys in 2011 to present awards in categories not normally seen in the “best of” lists in newspapers and magazines. There are no monetary compensation, medals, or statues associated with the Joeys–just the pride of doing something memorable or stupid or […]

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The Annual Christmas Message and a Few Bad Holiday Poems

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - December 25, 2020 - Features
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You better watch out–it’s time for my annual Christmas message. As an Old Fart Baby Boomer, Christmas was not necessarily the most wonderful time of the year, but it was the most special. And it was especially special in my household because my parents were the biggest Christmas fanatics this side of the North Pole […]

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Twelve More Things That Bother Me During Christmas

Posted by OrdinaryJoe - December 20, 2020 - Features
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Last year, I wrote about the twelve things that bother me during Christmas. Here are twelve more things that make me say, “Bah, humbug!” 1. Non-white Christmases. Christmas without snow is just not Christmasy. 2. Rudolph. My least favorite reindeer. Somehow, I wish someone would sing about Blitzen or Comet. I want to know what […]

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