Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Goose

I think I'm going to buy my Christmas groceries today--is it too early?

But isn't it crazy that we stock up with a week's worth of food when the shops only close for one day?

I wish the shops closed for longer. I wish Boxing Day was a day of snoring rest. I really hate the fact that the world never seems to stop anymore. Does anyone else remember when shops didn't open on Sundays? I'm not very religious, but I always really liked the idea of quiet Sundays...

Oh... and we got a goose for Christmas. Poor Jemima :(



PS. Check out this link. Who would spend that sort of dosh over the internet? And can I have some please ;)

14 comments:

  1. A goose huh? We do a ham. So you're eating Gemima Puddle Duck and I'm eating Wilbur!
    I agree about the shop closing for longer. When I had my first job, the stores weren't allowed to open before 1pm and were supposed to close at 7pm here in SC.

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  2. I think we stock up for weeks partly because we're secretly hoping (or is that expecting?) to get snowed in for weeks too. We also seem to think we're feeding the five thousand.

    We'll have a turkey.

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  3. Oh no, that's too much like "The Shining". I grew up in northern Minnesota, where they still do close the stores on Sundays, and I went up there for a week one year...never again. I was climbing the walls. Give me civilization in the wintertime, please.

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  4. It is crazy how the world never stops. But I think individually, we can each do something to make it seem a little less fast. For me, especially during this time of year, I like to sit and just look at the Christmas lights with some Christmas music playing in the background. Even if it's for ten minutes, it helps me feel rejuvenated.

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  5. Having grown up in a small town where the shops still close on Sunday (and sometimes Saturday and early on Friday) I'm used to a slower pace. It's nice. Until you need something and the shops closed. ;)

    Since we've got lots to feed in my family, we're having both ham and turkey. And gravy. Lots of it. It's another food group in my family. ;)

    Nice bling on that link. I'll take some too!

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  6. You mean gravy isn't another food group?

    We'll be having a very small ham since it's just Bebo and myself.

    Those diamonds would look good with your thong ...

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  7. Diamonds would look great with my thong. The only thing that wouldn't look good in *my* thong is my bum :)

    I also bought a turkey--they were so cheap. And a ham. Good job we have a big freezer :)

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  8. Stacy LOL. The Shining :)

    I love gravy. Yum.

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  9. I always want to cook a goose, but hubby likes white meat and goose is dark, so no goose here. We have Christmas at our families' houses. My mom does a standing rib roast. However, one of hubby's clients raises his own turkeys and is going to give us one either today or tomorrow. These guys weigh about 40 lbs. So I'll cook it day after Christmas and invite family over. Oh yeah, my son's birthday is Saturday and we are having everyone over for pizza.

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  10. BTW, we have a few stores open Christmas day. Not everyone is Christian in our town, so it makes sense.

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  11. Well Rene--that makes sense. You know, non Christians being open. But that isn't the case for most of these big chains. Religion isn't the issue $$$ are :) Happy birthday to your son :)

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  12. I, um, have a pair of these (small), Dh bought them for me for our 10th wedding anniversary a few years ago.

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  13. Ohh--love them. Did you actually buy them from Amazon though??

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  14. NO. I just can't see spending that kind of money over the internet. I think the most expensive thing I've bought over the internet was about $100.

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