Thursday, December 24, 2009

Merry Christmas!

Well, it's the night before Christmas and whatever sick fuck who does the programming for A&E has decided to show a marathon of "The First 48 Hours," which follows cops solving grisly homicides. I've got a newfound respect for A&E (excluding, of course, "Steve Segal: Lawmaker"). This is my kind of way to celebrate Christmas.

As it turns out, someone else had a similarly twisted idea of how to get the holiday season started. My mom came out this morning to find that someone had smashed in the window of her smart car. And what did they steal? Absolutely nothing. No money, no CDs, no Christmas presents, just a few reusable grocery bags. Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night. To add insult to injury, after my mom went down to ICBC to file a claim, she came home to find that our side door is broken again and she couldn't get in.

And so this is Christmas and what have you done? Answer: filed a break-and-enter claim, wrestled with a broken door and watched cops solve murders. Oh well. This evening, we're having people over for our traditional Christmas Eve Chinese-food feast. On Christmas morning, we're going over to Victoria to have supper with my grandma and my mom's side of the family. Here's hoping that Christmas picks up.

Merry Christmas, readers of Young and Hip (a.k.a. mom)! May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases be free of minor crimes!


  1. Merry Christmas to you! You have already been given the best gift of all - a fabulous sense of humor. May 2010 be a much, much better year for you (fingers crossed!) and may all your dreams come true.

  2. Merry Christmas, Arley! I'm wishing all the best for you in the new year.

  3. Merry Christmas! Your mom's not your only reader, although I bet she's the coolest :)

  4. Merry Christmas to you guys too! (And yes, Karo, you definitely count as a "Young and Hip" devotee....a young-and-hip-ster ;)"

    - Arley