Saturday, November 30, 2019

Catalogs and calendars

When we have Thanksgiving at our house, 12 people attend.  Lynn takes care of the charity donations we make. Thus, she gets calendars from all over.  She also buys things online and so she gets catalogs, especially in the holiday season. She saves up both calendars and catalogs and those waiting for the turkey to cook spend time looking through catalogs and choosing calendars for the coming year.  

It was not exactly one of those scenes where Pilgrim men sit at a table wearing their hats along with Pilgrim women, intersperced with Native Americans.  It is more of a mixture of shock at some of the dress prices, laughing at the wit of t-shirt slogans and planning who might buy what for whom.  

She gets enough calendars that there are still some left when everyone has taken what they want.  Some people take more than one calendar, for the kitchen, office and/or bedroom. Most of the calendars show all the pictures used inside on the back, where one can judge the beauty and awe and inspiration of the Grand Canyon at sunrise vs. cute baby birds yawning wide for food.  If you are looking for a simple, unadorned calendar, you can find some nice printable ones with a search for something like "2020 calendar". 

One of the catalogs that occupy our attention for a quite while comes from  That is because they sell t-shirts with clever sayings. I like "There are 10 types of people in the world: those that understand binary and those that don't."  I laugh when I see this one, too:

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