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Merry Christmas

Post by Ad Orientem » Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:57 am

Wishing a blessed feast to all those celebrating the Nativity on this day.

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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by Xan » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:07 pm

Thanks, Ad O. And a merry (early) Christmas to you too!
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Post by dualstow » Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:29 pm

Just came home from a Christmas feast ... at a Chinese restaurant. O0 Pretty great.

Upon our return, house was full of liquid cat vomit. Not so great.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by europeanwizard » Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:30 am

Happy Christmas!

Off to my sister-in-law. Last time I had a pretty interesting conversation on investments there, with one of her friends. Probably no such luck this time :D Oh well.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:02 am

Hope everyone had the best Christmas ever.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by sophie » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:24 am

And merry christmas to all of you too!

Dualstow, you now know for certain that a) your cat loves you, and b) you need a new cat sitter. Also check out the article in the NY Times about the Jewish tradition of going out for Chinese food on Christmas because that traditionally was the only type of restaurant open.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by buddtholomew » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:37 am

sophie wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:24 am
And merry christmas to all of you too!

Dualstow, you now know for certain that a) your cat loves you, and b) you need a new cat sitter. Also check out the article in the NY Times about the Jewish tradition of going out for Chinese food on Christmas because that traditionally was the only type of restaurant open.
So true...also in A Christmas Story.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by dualstow » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:34 am

sophie wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:24 am
And merry christmas to all of you too!

Dualstow, you now know for certain that a) your cat loves you, and b) you need a new cat sitter. Also check out the article in the NY Times about the Jewish tradition of going out for Chinese food on Christmas because that traditionally was the only type of restaurant open.
O0
A couple clarifications - nothing to do w/ the sitter. We'd just been gone for a few hours, so no sitter.

I saw an article in the Atlantic saying that although more recently, it was about that being the only type open like you said -- and the same thing is heard in the background of that that Elena Kagan confirmation video clip -- but that the tradition goes back to Jewish and Chinese immigrants kind of coming of age together in New York. //sorry for this rambling sentence.

I do love Christmas, though. Grew up in a very white, very Christian town and I always wanted a tree.
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All should be well from here on in. O0 #stockscreamroom
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by dualstow » Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:39 am

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:02 am
Hope everyone had the best Christmas ever.
I didn't notice the link in there until today.
Awesome. O0
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by Mountaineer » Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:26 pm

dualstow wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:34 am
sophie wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:24 am
And merry christmas to all of you too!

Dualstow, you now know for certain that a) your cat loves you, and b) you need a new cat sitter. Also check out the article in the NY Times about the Jewish tradition of going out for Chinese food on Christmas because that traditionally was the only type of restaurant open.
O0
A couple clarifications - nothing to do w/ the sitter. We'd just been gone for a few hours, so no sitter.

I saw an article in the Atlantic saying that although more recently, it was about that being the only type open like you said -- and the same thing is heard in the background of that that Elena Kagan confirmation video clip -- but that the tradition goes back to Jewish and Chinese immigrants kind of coming of age together in New York. //sorry for this rambling sentence.

I do love Christmas, though. Grew up in a very white, very Christian town and I always wanted a tree.
I always wanted a Red Ryder, not so much the leg lamp! Full disclosure: I prefer Vietnamese and Japanese food to Chinese. :)
Romans 8:31b If God is for us, who can be against us? ... 38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by dualstow » Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:22 pm

Mountaineer wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:26 pm

I always wanted a Red Ryder, not so much the leg lamp! Full disclosure: I prefer Vietnamese and Japanese food to Chinese. :)
All great stuff. If I recall correctly, I met my future sister-in-law in a Korean restaurant on Christmas.
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All should be well from here on in. O0 #stockscreamroom
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Re: Merry Christmas

Post by Mountaineer » Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:51 pm

dualstow wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:22 pm
Mountaineer wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:26 pm

I always wanted a Red Ryder, not so much the leg lamp! Full disclosure: I prefer Vietnamese and Japanese food to Chinese. :)
All great stuff. If I recall correctly, I met my future sister-in-law in a Korean restaurant on Christmas.
O0
Romans 8:31b If God is for us, who can be against us? ... 38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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