The Chanukah Festivities, that is. Because before you turn around,
Chanukah'll be here, ringing the doorbell and needing all sorts of things, like
candles and oil and latkes and donuts and presents and more presents and songs
and school plays and teacher gifts and if you don't start at least planning now,
you're just going to wind up ripping the doorbell off the front of your house,
and then you won't hear the UPS guy coming and your packages will be rerouted
back to the distribution center where you'll have to go and pick them up (this
actually happened) and let me tell you, those UPS centers, they're never in a
So please, I'm begging you, start thinking about Chanukah now and you'll
spare us both from having to sit through another run-on sentence like that. It
But what was pretty today, or rather pretty fun, was building a menorah out
of lego. I had been telling my boys that we should build a menorah out of lego,
thinking we'd use the bigger sized Duplo legos and make it easy. They thought I
meant their teeny-tiny lego and were devastated to hear they were wrong. So the
teeny-tiny lego menorah will be tomorrow's project. But here's today's - and it
came out kind of cute. It lasted all of three minutes, until the baby saw we
were playing with her stuff and started yelling "mine, mine!" and knocked it all
over. But at least we got a picture.
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