Festivus 2017 – A Time for Feats of Strength!

Festivus 2017

“Well, the years start coming and they don’t stop coming…” This year sort of flew by and when I pause to reflect on what all I did this year I don’t know if I could name anything. It all seemed to happen so fast.

And so I find myself here at the end of 2017, which means Festivus is upon us! For those of you who don’t know Festivus is the gift exchange on the forum, I have been a member of for the last 15+ years or so it seems. Anyway, it started out as a place for nerds to talk about video games and now it is a place for old people to complain about their kids and taxes.

I sent my gift out earlier this year and then waited in trepidation for my own to arrive. And it did!

All the way from the frigid white north that is Canada! I poured myself a strong drink and dug in:

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Festivus 2016

Festivus 2016

Once again we find ourselves in that most joyous, and stressful, time of the year. Yes, that’s right, Saturnalia!  Keep Saturn in Saturnalia! I suppose there are some other holidays people celebrate but they’re probably fake holidays that don’t honor the Father of the Gods… I do know that Saturnalia means that Festivus is once again upon us! And, as I have for the last four years, I participated in Talking Time‘s Gift Exchange.

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Festivus 2015

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It’s once again that most joyous, and stressful, time of the year. Yes, that’s right, the Winter Solstice!  The shortest day of the year! I suppose there are some other holidays people celebrate but I don’t really know… I do know that winter holidays means that Festivus is once again upon us! And, as I have for the last four years I participated in Talking Time‘s Gift Exchange.

As it has been every other year it was a wonderful experience! Many thanks to Botticus for the gifts!

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Festivus 2014

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Another holiday season means another Festivus gift exchange (you can see previous ones here, here, here, and here). This year was just as fantastic and wonderful as every other year! I’m constantly surprised and heartened by the generosity of the people over at The Return of Talking Time. Let’s get started! Continue reading “Festivus 2014”