austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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Ain't been 'round since you-know-when

Had a pretty good week on my humor blog, what with it continuing to exist and fill RSS feeds nowhere and all that. What's run there? Stuff like this:

Now let me share with you some pictures from our Christmas-tree harvesting and miscellaneous other little bits last year.

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Our Christmas tree stand, in the corner, practicing to be Pioneer 10.


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Someone at the Tannenbaum Farms bringing home a fine load of Tree and Girl.


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bunny_hugger checking around to see if we can make off with this tree. Isn't it gorgeous? Isn't it adorable? Grab it and run!


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bunny_hugger standing with pride by the tree we brought home to be our upstairs tree. That would be the one that didn't go on the Pioneer 10 stand.


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And we got our tree just in time! The first and pretty near only significant snow of the year.


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Oh, it's not that much snow. But yeah, someone went around putting googly eyes onto the pinball backglasses at the local hipster bar and, you know, some places they stuck around a while.


Trivia: The crew of the Netherland's battleship De Zeven Provincien, stationed in Sumatra, mutinied in February 1933. The mutiny was quelled by aerial bombardment; a 100-pond bomb destroyed the port top deck and killed eighteen men. Source: Mutiny: A History of Naval Insurrection, Leonard F Guttridge.

Currently Reading: It Seemed Like Nothing Happened: The Tragedy and Promise of America in the 1970s, Peter N Carroll.

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