Tag: christmas

The ALL-CAPS-exclamation-point season….

on December 24, 2014 in Barbie Angell's Blog, things that have fallen out of barbie's mind...., Writtings with no comments by

I have seen a lot of all-caps-multiple-exclamation-points posts from middle-class white people on social media this month. Their issue? That people are saying the wrong holiday greeting to them. They’re Jewish or agnostic or Wiccan or whatever and someone happily wished them a “Merry Christmas.”

I get being upset or annoyed by that. I really do. But going ALL CAPS & exclamation pointy on people?….I don’t get that. See, here’s the thing, for the first time in your life, you’re the minority. I’ll bet the majority of America celebrates Christmas. Maybe not the Christian version, and perhaps they also have a menorah lit in the window, but chances are, Santa is somewhere in their holiday season. read more →

The 12 Days of Christmas….with Steve Martin.

on December 16, 2011 in things that have fallen out of barbie's mind...., Uncategorized with 2 comments by

On the 1st day of Christmas, Steve Martin gave to me: 1 ticket to the Grammys.

On the 2nd day of Christmas, Steve Martin gave to me: 2 brains in 1 man & 1 ticket to the Grammys.

On the 3rd day of Christmas, Steve Martin gave to me: 3 cute Amigos, 2 brains in 1 man & 1 ticket to the Grammys.

On the 4th day of Christmas, Steve Martin gave to me: 4 Twitter comments, 3 cute Amigos, 2 brains in 1 man & 1 ticket to the Grammys.

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