Sending Christmas Cards

We finally got our very last Christmas card in the mail on Friday.

I like Christmas cards.  They are the last holdouts from the dark ages into the digital revolution.  We send out a bunch of cards and get a bunch in return, which we attach to a string that runs down our banister.  Makes a very lovely garland.

Here are my faves this year:

This is the insert that went with the tri-fold glossy brochure style newsletter that we get every year from Banks.  Banks is an ex-boyfriend of my auntie’s.  (Ex-boyfriend for like 30+ years.  For some reason, he’s still hanging around.)  To say he’s an odd duck would be a gross understatement.  This year he and his wife adopted a cat.  Hence the card.   The wife is nuts about cats.  Obviously.  She’s also a graphic designer.

 

Unfortunately, you can’t see the embossed snowflakes or the light dusting of glitter.  This is from my precious cousin, who is all things domestic and beautiful.  Inside is a precious rhyming poem about each of their doings throughout the year.

It’s actually quite nauseating.  (In a good way, of course.)

We received two movie poster-type cards this year.  No wonder that both of these guys do graphic design work as well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And finally, this one:

We found this sweet mongrel eating out of a Haagen Dazs sorbet cup outside a paint store turned gay bar on the outskirts of East Wyoming. We just couldn’t turn him away.  He has a certain quality about him that makes you want to scratch him behind the ears and dress him up in Burberry.  Don’t you think?

Happiest of new years to y’all!

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One thought on “Sending Christmas Cards

  1. BAHAHAHAHAAHAHAAA! I really adore your version of the story. But one question: what were you doing in a paint store turned gay bar on the outskirts of East Wyoming??? Just seems like an odd place to hang, you know?

    Actually, I quite like the cat one. It has a certain unsurpassable… flavor to it.

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