Fun Fridays – December 11, 2020

How many of you can relate to today’s hilarious comparison of Christmas 2019 with Christmas 2020?

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13 Responses to Fun Fridays – December 11, 2020

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    Roberta Sarver December 11, 2020 at 7:15 am #

    So true to life.

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    Daphne Woodall December 11, 2020 at 7:18 am #

    We love the Holderness Family who are locals. They certainly are needed this year!

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    Colleen K Snyder December 11, 2020 at 8:15 am #

    For everyone who said they wanted that “simple Christmas” and “time together with family” – you’re welcome. Signed, COVID.

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    Chris Wachter December 11, 2020 at 8:59 am #

    She is so funny. This has been a strange year. But it’s good to see we haven’t lost our sense of humor.

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    Jack Bannon December 11, 2020 at 9:22 am #

    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.

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    Kristen Joy Wilks December 11, 2020 at 10:38 am #

    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.

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      Lila Diller December 11, 2020 at 12:41 pm #

      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.

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    Donna Wichelman December 11, 2020 at 10:41 am #

    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.

    Donna

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    Christy Trent December 11, 2020 at 11:09 am #

    Thanks for the light-hearted video. I needed a 2020 laugh.

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    Sheri Dean Parmelee, Ph.D. December 11, 2020 at 11:44 am #

    LOVED it! The whip cream scene made me think she’s been looking in my windows……

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    Anne Riess December 11, 2020 at 2:13 pm #

    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.

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    Karen Ingle December 11, 2020 at 2:33 pm #

    Loved it! Thanks, Steve, for the good laugh.

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