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Politics of Christmas

We are visiting family after Christmas.

B, to Aunt Reina — Do you like your new presidents?

Aunt Reina — What, honey?

B — Your new presidents that you got for Christmas!  Did you get presidents under the tree?

 


This little piggy

At the grocery store, we see a whole pig, ready for roasting, displayed on a bed of ice.

Mom — B, look at that pig!

B — There’s a pig in here?!

Mom — The one on the ice, there.

B — Ohhhh… (Pause)  Why is there a pig at the store?

Mom — People cook them to eat.

B, after a long pause, sounding worriedI’ve never “aten” a pig, have I?


Buy a new life

On the phone with Dad.

Dad — I’m sorry I won’t be able to come see you for Christmas this year.

B — It was too much money?

Dad — Yes.

B — You need the money to buy a new job, right?


¡Feliz Navidad!

Oma and Opa’s Christmas tree has some extra flair this year, courtesy of R & B.


Dear Mr. Grinch

As part of their work at school, the boys wrote letters to the Grinch