Category Archives: Holidaze

Happy Easter: WTF Edition

When it comes to holidays, I can be subversive; remember my recent Valentine’s Day essay/rant? Well, I’m the same way with Easter. Despite being raised in a Catholic household, it’s a holiday that I’ve never really embraced or celebrated. In fact, … Continue reading

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Christmas Time Is Here!!!

From my planet to yours … Merry Christmas to all my blog friends around the world!!! Artwork by Shout, aka Alessandro Gottardo  

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The Red and The Green: Christmas In San Francisco

It’s Christmas Eve here in San Francisco, just as it is for most of the world, except for you lucky Aussies who are already celebrating the day, probably with shrimp on the barby at Bondi Beach! Here in SF, there’s … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas: The Art of Santa Claus

I was beginning to think my quest to find holiday-appropriate artwork was in vain until I stumbled onto the clever, humorous art of  Ed Wheeler. A Philadelphia-based photographer, Wheeler has spent the last twenty-five years taking self-portraits of himself dressed … Continue reading

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Here Comes Santa Claus: SantaCon SF!

I’ve told you guys before that we San Franciscans love our big outdoor celebrations, and it’s even better if it’s a dress-up affair, because I’ve also told you that San Franciscans love wearing costumes. And last weekend’s annual SantaCon celebration … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

Every year on the second weekend in December, San Francisco makes like the North Pole and becomes a community of Santa Clauses! It’s all part of a weird and wacky annual event known as SantaCon! Stay tuned for more details … Continue reading

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Holidaze Bonus: Christmas Eve

Well, in this hemisphere it’s only hours until Christmas, and now the waiting begins. Sometimes it seems like Santa will never get here!!! But don’t let me tell you about it. Here’s Martin Short as Ed Grimley, “The Fella Who … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 24: Bizarre TV Commercial

It’s the fifth and final day of Holidaze 2012, and that means Christmas is almost here. I can understand that a sense of melancholy can set in as the wacky fun of Holidaze draws to a close, but cheer up: … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 23: Craziest Christmas Album Covers EVER!

The best part of Christmas is the music, and whether it’s Bing or Bowie, Nat King Cole or The Vince Guaraldi Trio, everyone probably has their favorite Christmas song and album. But I’m guessing not many people are pulling these … Continue reading

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Holidaze 2012: December 22: Christmas At The Driftwood Inn

Looking for a quiet, unassuming place to get away for the holidays? Then look no further than the driftwood Inn in beautiful Melonville for the ultimate in Yuletide pampering. Between the gourmet meals, the luxury suites and the warm ambiance … Continue reading

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