The more strange and wonderful things I post about Christmas, the more strange things others unearth, and the more I discover too, and the even more yet other people send me. It’s a gift that keeps on giving.
1. First and foremost, there are the wonders of Burgh Baby’s Christmas Crazy — not just her own but everyone else’s. If you had any doubt that this holiday has gone over the top, please click and reconsider.
2. Not so much kooky as charming, Dyna Moe (the artist who makes those terrific Mad Men illustrations) compiles a collection of her holiday cards for the past decade.
4. Ginny of That’s Church highlights the joys of the Pittsburgh Steelers holiday 2009 videos — most especially, Dick LeBeau’s sweet, dramatic reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
5. Finally, for those who are sick of the holiday season, there’s “The Twelve Days AFTER Christmas,” about what an angry lover did with the spoils of the season (thanks to my friend Alan for emailing me the tip):