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Wordless Wednesday: Something’s different about Christmas in California

Can’t quite put my finger on it, though. Related Links:  More Wordless Wednesday on Caterpickles

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Wordless Wednesday: It’s starting to look like Christmas around here

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Throwback Thursday: The Four-Year-Old writes Elvis

The Ten-Year-Old has been an Elvis fan for at least six of her ten years. There have been a few rocky points in their relationship, however. Like that time The Four-Year-Old learned that Elvis didn’t really like cats. And then … Continue reading

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Classic Caterpickles: “Does Santa spend the rest of the year sleeping?”

Mommyo, admiring her then four-year-old daughter’s new pink and brown Dawson Crocs: “Boy, The Four-Year-Old, Santa did a great job with those shoes. They sure are cute. I wish they came in my size.” The (then) Four-Year-Old: “Ask Santa!” Mommyo: … Continue reading

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Caterpickles thinks too much about Christmas carols: “How do you troll an ancient Yuletide carol?”

Thanks for tuning in for another special holiday edition of Caterpickles thinking too hard about words. This week, we’re wondering just what it means to “troll an ancient Yuletide carol.” But first, we need to clear up a few thing about last week’s post first. … Continue reading

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Classic Caterpickles: “When is Santa’s birthday?”

This depends on who you think Santa is. Let’s look at our top Santa contenders from last week. St. Nicholas: Ides of March (March 15), 270. Father Christmas: Unknown. Santa Claus: This is a recursive question, and I refuse to … Continue reading

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Classic Caterpickles: “How does Santa fly?”

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been fielding a lot of Santa questions lately. This one’s been coming up a lot, so even though I answered it a couple of years ago, I thought I’d pull it from the … Continue reading

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Classic Caterpickles: “Does Santa spend the rest of the year sleeping?”

It’s the day after Christmas, and like Santa, I’m taking the day off to spend with my family. Which makes it a perfect time to run a Classic Caterpickle… Mommyo, admiring her daughter’s new pink and brown Dawson Crocs: “Boy, … Continue reading

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“Does Santa spend the rest of the year sleeping?”

Mommyo, admiring her daughter’s new pink and brown Dawson Crocs: “Boy, The Four-Year-Old, Santa did a great job with those shoes. They sure are cute. I wish they came in my size.” The Four-Year-Old: “Ask Santa!” Mommyo: “I can’t. He’s … Continue reading

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“How does Santa fly?”

In a sleigh pulled by nine reindeer fueled by magic dust and the hopes and dreams of children everywhere.  No really. For those of you interested in a more thorough explanation of how Santa Claus uses his ion shield, dimensional … Continue reading

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