How many of you can relate to today’s hilarious comparison of Christmas 2019 with Christmas 2020?
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So true to life.
We love the Holderness Family who are locals. They certainly are needed this year!
Colleen K Snyder
For everyone who said they wanted that “simple Christmas” and “time together with family” – you’re welcome. Signed, COVID.
She is so funny. This has been a strange year. But it’s good to see we haven’t lost our sense of humor.
In much the same vein, I’d like to post a Christmas poem (with my apologies to Clement Clark Moore).
’Twas the night be fore Christmas and throughout the whole town
No scrap of toilet paper at all could be found.
Meat counters were empty and grocery shelves bare
And shoppers hoped soon something good would be there.
My wife in her kerchief and I in my jeans
Had just settled down for a long quarantine.
But the stock market crashed with such a loud clatter
I turned on the news to see what was the matter.
Announcers blamed Washington for the germ
Though the case for a Chinese birthplace was firm.
Freezers were bought out across the whole nation
As citizens feared food supply devastation.
Then schools were dismissed for such a long term
That parents all over were starting to squirm.
Kids were bored and unruly, and most ran amuck
And their parents began to feel that they were stuck.
At least if they died from this boomer doom blast
Perhaps they’d find some peace and quiet at last.
But the citizens stocked and they stockpiled and hoarded
Thinking for months food might not be afforded.
Bars were all closed from the pandemic fear
So folks could not share a cup of Christmas cheer.
The government’s talk and the media’s shouts
Assaulted us all ’til our ears were worn out.
So my wife and I turned off the news to bed down
Annoyed with the panic that was all around.
The hogwash was piled so high and so deep
The best thing we could do was to just get some sleep.
Kristen Joy Wilks
Ha ha! That was hilarious! I did used to make homemade cookies for our teachers … but as an introvert, in years past I battled family and friend alike to carve out a Christmas just with my husband, sons, and dog. I stopped going to stores to shop a long time ago, we just usually order online and wait for the packages. So … Christmas will probably look exactly the same in many ways. Introverts Unite! … or not. It’s Thanksgiving that we always spent with lots of people.
We, too, had already become introverts with online shopping and very few get-togethers, Christmas with just our family. Not any different for us this year, except no church.
Steve, this is THE most hysterical video I’ve seen this year! I think we can all relate! Thanks for sharing and adding fun to an otherwise difficult Christmas season for some.
Thanks for the light-hearted video. I needed a 2020 laugh.
Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D.
LOVED it! The whip cream scene made me think she’s been looking in my windows……
Thank you. What a truly funny video! It really is the stark contrast to 2019 and how we all wanted to slow down – just not quite this much.
Loved it! Thanks, Steve, for the good laugh.