Merry Christmas to You and Yours!
I get to go shopping today. Sure as God made little green apples I'm not going out tomorrow. In any event, I'm not anticipating this task, and my ever-practical Heather suggests that toting the 12 gauge along to "clear the way" would be inadvisable. "Even with 'birdshot and salt shells.'"
Who knows? She may be right.
So, in order to fan the embers of the Christmas season, I offer the following notes:
1. A reminder: according to North American Air Defense Command, Santa is going to be taking off in about 17 hours. [H/t to Dreadnought for this find.]
The history of this project can be found here.
2. Another little reminder, this one about the reason for the season, as the tagline goes, courtesy of Madeleine: