Ethiopian Holidays

Today is Christmas in Ethiopia! Merry Christmas, Ethiopia! « Ledet (Christmas) Ledet (Christmas) falls on December 29 Ethiopian calendar (January 7 Gregorian calendar). Ledet (Christmas) is celebrated after 43 days fasting known as Tsome Gahad (Advent), with a spectacular procession, which begins at 6 AM and lasts until 9 AM. After the mass service, people go home to break the fast with the meat of chicken … Continuer de lire Ethiopian Holidays

Did You Buy Your Gifts Or Will They Be Handmade?

Most people who celebrate Christmas usually buy their presents. So, the same ones who do also know what to buy their loved ones and/or strangers. Not everyone is the same. Some go in a different route and purchase unwanted gag gifts. This can cause many rifts. Some of the gifts are cool. And, some of the gifts are not. The ones that are not are … Continuer de lire Did You Buy Your Gifts Or Will They Be Handmade?

Are You Having A Merry Christmas?

The holiday programs are on. The Christmas trees are lit. How many Christmas presents did you get? The carolers are caroling. The children are debating. The neighbor next door is serenading while your best friend is hating. The next program is The Ropers. Hopefully, the dressing is made of cornbread. Not that shit from Stouffer’s. Shall I make the chicken noodles? Tomorrow morning everyone will … Continuer de lire Are You Having A Merry Christmas?

Are You Having Roast?

First of all, I would like to make a toast. Tonight is a huge celebration. There are many reasons to boast. The television is on. Mostly everyone is watching a Christmas special. My secret Santa bought me the sexiest outfit that is blinged out from head to toe. It has the print of an extraterrestrial. Fifty of us made it to Iceland. The fried fish … Continuer de lire Are You Having Roast?

What Vegetables Are You Eating for Christmas Dinner?

Oyster cornbread dressing sounds like a winner. Bible sermons and various manger scenes are popular worldwide this Christmas season. And, so is talking about the average sinner. Let’s see. Look at the table. Everyone is well dressed. Your parents really outdid themselves. Yet, your mom remains looking stressed. Is that your Aunt Mable? Jimmy? Jimmy! I see strawberry cobbler over there. And, blueberry pie. There … Continuer de lire What Vegetables Are You Eating for Christmas Dinner?