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A B C's of Christmas

::laurengary
12/11/05 2:25 AM GMT
All you have to do is think of something associated with Christmas, in alphabetical order. That's easy enough, don't you think ?

A - Advent Calendar
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+purmusic
12/04/16 5:44 PM GMT
A - Assembling the artificial tree.

"Erhm.. I don't think you are doing that right.. ."
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.Tootles
12/04/16 10:54 PM GMT
B - Blitzen. (Likes to hang upside down and contemplate the tree).
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::Constance52347
12/05/16 1:28 AM GMT
[Sort of hard to put packages under that tree!]

C - Candy canes
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.Tootles
12/06/16 7:21 PM GMT
D - Dishwasher. It takes care of the mess both during and afterwards, while people relax and watch the Christmas special of Westworld (if there's such a show?)
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::Constance52347
12/07/16 2:14 AM GMT
E - Electric train (running around the Christmas tree, of course!)
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.Tootles
12/07/16 5:01 PM GMT
F - Fir needles raining into your tea.
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::Constance52347
12/08/16 12:11 AM GMT
G - Gingerbread .. lol
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+purmusic
12/08/16 1:48 AM GMT
H - Hark! Uncle Harry has started singing!

(*Rusty, the family dog, is heard baying in the background*)
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.Tootles
12/08/16 4:55 PM GMT
I - Ideas for the upcoming year (carefully detailed in Connie's notebooks)
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+purmusic
12/08/16 9:28 PM GMT
J - Journeys to the store and back. And back to the store.. and back. Repeat as many times as necessary.
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::Constance52347
12/09/16 4:44 AM GMT
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+purmusic
12/12/16 5:16 PM GMT
ooOOoo .. ooOOoo.. those Krispies look good good!

... ...

L - Lighting.

While outside might be frightful, the lighting inside is delightful?
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::Constance52347
12/14/16 2:16 AM GMT
M - Messiah, Handel's (Christmas portion)
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::twinkel
12/14/16 6:41 PM GMT
N....No white Xmas overhere :o/
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Carpe Diem!
+purmusic
12/14/16 10:14 PM GMT
Here.. have some..

(*shovels some snow over to Twinkel's side*)

... ...

M - Mittens.

To keep your hands warm as you go Christmas caroling house-to-house.
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::Constance52347
12/15/16 4:09 AM GMT
Good gracious the Christmas caroling is over-the-top phenomenal!

O - Opulence. .... (love the tree!)
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::twinkel
12/15/16 12:25 AM GMT
P....Popping of the xmas crackers
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Carpe Diem!
.Akeraios
12/15/16 2:48 PM GMT
Q - Quietly reading by the light of the Christmas tree.
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::twinkel
12/15/16 5:47 PM GMT
R...Rudolf
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Carpe Diem!
::Constance52347
12/16/16 6:17 AM GMT
S - Sweaters
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::twinkel
12/16/16 11:40 AM GMT
T....Tea with Apple pie....mmmm
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Carpe Diem!
+purmusic
12/16/16 11:53 AM GMT
U - Unceremoniously licking up the gravy after finishng your Christmas dinner plate of roast turkey, mashed potatoes and baby carrots.. and of course, gravy.
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::Constance52347
12/16/16 10:24 PM GMT
V - Vocal groups (i.e. carolers)
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+purmusic
12/16/16 11:18 PM GMT
W - Wrapping paper.

Please. I like wrapping papered presents instead of those bags.

That's part of the fun.. the unwrapping part (and shaking, guessing what might be inside). :o)
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::Constance52347
12/17/16 6:34 AM GMT
X - Xeroxed Christmas letters (old timie...lol...hated those)
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.Tootles
12/17/16 2:23 PM GMT
Y - Yuletide log... one with a nice thick layer of chocolate.
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.Tootles
12/18/16 11:25 PM GMT
Z - Zippy Christmas couriers tootling up the motorways.

(No one else would touch the Zs... you're a craven lot! Lol).
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+purmusic
12/19/16 12:08 AM GMT
Oh.. I.. erhm.. forgot about this thread.

(*hides crossed fingers behind back*)

... ...

A - All-nighters, that were ultimately doomed from the get-go.. by children trying to stay awake to 'catch Santa in the act'.
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::Constance52347
12/19/16 7:05 AM GMT
B - Baby dolls that cry and talk
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::twinkel
12/19/16 9:39 AM GMT
C...Christmas....

(what else) ;o))
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Carpe Diem!
.Akeraios
12/19/16 7:53 PM GMT
D - December, being by translation the 10th month of the year. Somehow in the last few hundred years we've gotten a bit off ...
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::Constance52347
12/20/16 12:49 AM GMT
E - Elf
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+purmusic
12/20/16 1:20 AM GMT
F - Fireplace mishaps.

(*cough*)..You forgot to open the flue!..(*cough*)

(*pulls open damper.. runs around opening windows and doors*)
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::Constance52347
12/20/16 6:52 AM GMT
G - Grinch
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+purmusic
12/20/16 8:12 PM GMT
H - Hot chocolate
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::Constance52347
12/21/16 1:25 AM GMT
I - Icing on the cookies
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+purmusic
12/21/16 3:51 AM GMT
J - Jesus walks into a bar with his disciples..

"Thirteen glasses of water, please!", Jesus said to the barman, winking at the others.

... and the bartender says, "Close the door, were you born in a barn?"
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::Constance52347
12/21/16 6:08 AM GMT
K - Kris Kringle
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+purmusic
12/21/16 8:45 AM GMT
L - Lists.

Lots and lots of.. lists ('naughty vs nice', Christmas cards, shopping, etc.).
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::twinkel
12/21/16 10:55 AM GMT
M....Mistletoe

:o)
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Carpe Diem!
+purmusic
12/21/16 5:21 PM GMT
N - Nutcracker.

The prospect of broken bits of shells flying all over the place.. makes me question the utility of this particular one.

Mind you.. it does look like it could be kinda fun?

Well, for the first couple of nuts, that is..

Cleanup in aisle N! Cleanup in aisle N!
Bring a broom and dustpan!
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::Constance52347
12/22/16 6:23 AM GMT
O - Oranges
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::twinkel
12/22/16 9:37 AM GMT
P.....popcorn with caramel while watching a xmas movie on the tv
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Carpe Diem!
.Tootles
12/22/16 9:36 PM GMT
Q - Quizzes on TV with people wearing funny hats.
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+purmusic
12/23/16 12:05 AM GMT
Yesss!

Just watched the 8 Out of 10 Cats Christmas Special yesterday.

:o)

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R - Red Velvet Cake.

Hey.. it's.. red, with some green. Red and green goes with Christmas and plus.. it's.. cake!

And not just any old cake, either.
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::twinkel
12/23/16 9:33 AM GMT
S...Snow and lots of it...

Let it snow, let it snow
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Carpe Diem!
.Tootles
12/23/16 7:46 PM GMT
T - Toblerone... without added gaps.
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.Akeraios
12/24/16 3:56 PM GMT
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=Samatar
01/02/17 11:18 PM GMT
V - Very happy New Year!
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-Everyone is entitled to my opinion-
.Tootles
01/06/17 10:24 PM GMT
W - Wishing Samatar a Happy New Year in return.
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+purmusic
01/10/17 4:55 AM GMT
Really?

Again?

Sheesh..

(*starts packing up the thread to put under the stairs in the basement*)
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::Akeraios
01/12/17 8:45 PM GMT
Y?
 
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.Constance52347
01/13/17 11:14 AM GMT
Z - Ziplock bags of light strings and ornaments

(*helping Les with the packing up to put under the stairs in the basement*)
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=Samatar
11/28/17 10:43 PM GMT
A - Already that time of year again...
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-Everyone is entitled to my opinion-
.Tootles
11/28/17 11:49 PM GMT
B - Book of crossword puzzles under the Christmas tree. Gift label says "To Samatar from Santa Claus"
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+mimi
11/29/17 6:38 AM GMT
C- Crowds (of people scurrying about)
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~mimi~
::LynEve
11/29/17 12:27 AM GMT
D - Dasher
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
.Tootles
11/29/17 10:55 PM GMT
E - Everybody is panicking.
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+mimi
11/30/17 5:17 AM GMT
F-Fresh Flowers
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~mimi~
.Tootles
11/30/17 2:41 PM GMT
G - Guess what's in the parcel?
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+mimi
12/01/17 5:28 AM GMT
H-Happy Holiday
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/01/17 11:11 PM GMT
I -- It's snowing
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+mimi
12/02/17 7:38 AM GMT
J-Jumble of decorations as the sorting begins
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~mimi~
::LynEve
12/02/17 10:39 AM GMT
K - kissing under the mistletoe
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
.Tootles
12/02/17 7:00 PM GMT
L - Lights everywhere
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::questjester
12/02/17 8:47 PM GMT
M - Mrs. Claus' mighty macchiato (for all-nighter sleigh jockies)
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.Tootles
12/02/17 11:05 PM GMT
N - New roll of sticky tape.
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+mimi
12/03/17 10:10 AM GMT
O-OH!(decorating done)
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~mimi~
::LynEve
12/03/17 11:36 AM GMT
P - PRESENTS !!!!!!! yea!!!
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
::questjester
12/03/17 9:14 PM GMT
Q - Querulous shoppers vying for sales
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.Tootles
12/03/17 11:37 PM GMT
R - Red Coca-Cola lorry
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::LynEve
12/04/17 1:47 AM GMT
S - Sleeps - how many are left ?
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
+mimi
12/04/17 6:41 AM GMT
T-Tired (from all the decorating :)
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~mimi~
::LynEve
12/04/17 11:40 AM GMT
U - Utterly exhausted in temps over 30C
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
::questjester
12/04/17 11:57 PM GMT
V - Vacuuming up fallen pine needles
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+mimi
12/05/17 12:26 AM GMT
W-Waiting for the BIG day.
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/05/17 1:29 AM GMT
X - Xmas films I want to watch.
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+mimi
12/05/17 9:33 AM GMT
Y-Yes Santa, that will be great :)
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/05/17 7:38 PM GMT
Z - Ziggy's Gift... the only Christmas film I can find that begiins with Z.
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+mimi
12/06/17 2:53 AM GMT
A-Awe ( as I view the pretty's)
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~mimi~
.mesmerized
12/06/17 6:36 AM GMT
B - Believe! ("Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus"...a phrase from an editorial called Is There a Santa Claus?. The editorial appeared in the September 21, 1897, edition of The New York Sun.)
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A camera didn't make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel. (Peter Adams)
.Tootles
12/06/17 3:44 PM GMT
C -- Christmas cake
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+mimi
12/07/17 5:07 AM GMT
D-Dangling Holly
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/07/17 11:27 PM GMT
E - Elf footprints in the snow
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::questjester
12/08/17 2:25 AM GMT
F - Family and friends
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.mesmerized
12/08/17 7:23 PM GMT
G - Garland, it's everywhere!
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A camera didn't make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel. (Peter Adams)
.Tootles
12/08/17 10:52 PM GMT
H - Hats with woolly pompoms
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=Samatar
12/09/17 12:33 AM GMT
I - I can't believe how many posts there have been here!
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-Everyone is entitled to my opinion-
+mimi
12/09/17 5:58 AM GMT
J-Jack Frost (nipping at my toes)
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/09/17 2:43 PM GMT
K - Kicking out at Jack Frost
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+mimi
12/10/17 7:48 AM GMT
L-List (almost done:)
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~mimi~
.Tootles
12/10/17 2:11 PM GMT
M - Mint creams
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.Tootles
12/10/17 4:54 PM GMT
N - Nippy wheather. :-P
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.mesmerized
12/10/17 6:38 PM GMT
O - Opening presents!
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A camera didn't make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel. (Peter Adams)
.Tootles
12/10/17 8:27 PM GMT
P - Present for you
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.Tootles
12/11/17 12:03 AM GMT
Q - Quiz shows on the TV (festive editions)
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.Tootles
12/11/17 12:05 AM GMT
R - Redcurrant jelly
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.Tootles
12/11/17 12:06 AM GMT
S - Scratches from tinsel tree

(I had my eye on that S... that's why I zoomed through the letters)
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+mimi
12/11/17 5:31 AM GMT
T-Traditions
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~mimi~
.mesmerized
12/11/17 8:17 PM GMT
U - Under the mistletoe
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A camera didn't make a great picture anymore than a typewriter wrote a great novel. (Peter Adams)

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