Happy Festivus, everyone!

http://vancouver.metblogs.com/archives/images/2006/12/santabeeredit-thumb.jpgAs you’ve probably guessed from the David-Suzuki’s-nightmare-of-wasted-electricity displays everywhere, the holiday season is upon us.

Since it’s a little too early in the month to call it a Christmas/Chanukah party, tonight we’ll be celebrating Festivus – complete with the airing of grievances and the feats of strength. Since criticizing guests about the ways they’ve disappointed you over the past year makes for a lame party at best, our grievances will be directed at public figures, dead people and associates we mutually agree are jerks. As for the test of strength, I expect we’ll have a few sprained wrists and welts tomorrow from the arm wrestling matches and elastic band fights (full-on wrestling is not permitted in our apartment). I never did grab an aluminum pole, but our fan is pretty straight and plain-looking, so it should do.

Happy Festivus, everyone!

PS: Yes, I know the santa beer has nothing to do with Festivus, but it does make my fridge look cool.

3 Comments so far

  1. Rebecca (unregistered) on December 9th, 2006 @ 6:31 pm

    HA! Nice. Theres also Chrismahanukwanzakah

  2. Erin (unregistered) on December 9th, 2006 @ 8:04 pm

    I’m definitely liking the Santa beer.

  3. Bill (unregistered) on December 18th, 2006 @ 4:30 pm

    It is cool to see other celebrating Festivus. We have benn celebrating it for a few years now. Check out http://www.whatisfestivus.com for more info about Festivus.

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