12/20/20 – Merry Christmas or Feliz Navidad

CURRENT EVENTS

Merry Christmas

Y para mis amigos de habla hispana, Feliz Navidad.

BOOK OF THE WEEK

MOVIE OF THE WEEK

No doubt many of you have seen this marvelous movie, It’s A Wonderful Life, which came out in 1946.

If you are pressed for time, you may want instead to watch this two-minute version of the film that a friend of mine made.

It is my absolute favorite film and I hope you will take a quick look at it.

MUSIC OF THE WEEK

Some of you really enjoyed last week’s song by Snoop Dogg & Anna Kendrick, and so did I. So here it is again.

Pitch Perfect 2

Winter Wonderland / Here Come Santa Claus

By Snoop Dogg & Anna Kendrick

But I also want to provide a Christmas song/video that I found rather interesting and I hope you do also.

Merry Merry Christmas

By Ken’ Mo’

ART OF THE WEEK

The Christmas Tree

  EXTRAORDINARY PERSON  OF THE WEEK

At this time of the year, who else would I name as extraordinary person of the week other than:

Santa Claus

Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa, is a legendary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve (24 December) or during the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December). 

The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas (a fourth-century Greek bishop and gift-giver of Myra), the British figure of Father Christmas, and the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas (himself also based on Saint Nicholas). Some maintain Santa Claus also absorbed elements of the Germanic god Wodan, who was associated with the pagan midwinter event of Yule and led the Wild Hunt, a ghostly procession through the sky.

  WEEK’S JOKE

PHYSICAL TRAITS

Michigan currently does not permit indoor dining in restaurants.

CHARACTER TRAITS

SOCIAL TRAITS

The best gift you can give someone is your time.

LEARNING TRAITS

MISCELLANEOUS

Father Billino

Every year around this time, I can’t help but recall years ago the unexpected Christmas surprise, when Father Billino from the Vatican, was in town.  Here he is standing in front of a church with Carol.

I recall everyone liked to take confession with Father Billino, because he loved to say, “Go and sin some more.”

LAST WEEK’S POLL

Today, I can say I got this.
Yes  72%  (18 votes) 
Maybe  24%  (6 votes) 
No  4%  (1 votes) 
Total Votes: 25
 
Regarding any of “A Christmas Carol” films or plays
I’ve seen “A Christmas Carol” film or play  80%  (16 votes) 
I watch at least one every year  20%  (4 votes) 
I have never seen “A Christmas Carol”, but I plan to this year  0%  (0 votes) 
I have never seen “A Christmas Carol” film, nor do I wish to  0%  (0 votes) 
Total Votes: 20
 
Are you going to put up outside Christmas decorations this year?
Yes  52.38%  (11 votes) 
No  38.1%  (8 votes) 
Bah humbug  9.52%  (2 votes) 
Total Votes: 21
 
Have you ever experienced a manager like Mr. Fezziwig?
Yes  53.33%  (8 votes) 
No  46.67%  (7 votes) 
Total Votes: 15
 
Did you plan to lose weight at the start of 2019?
No and I stayed the same  35%  (7 votes) 
Yes and I did  30%  (6 votes) 
No and I lost weight  15%  (3 votes)  
Yes, but I stayed the same  10%  (2 votes) 
Yes and I did not  5%  (1 votes) 
No and I gained weight  5%  (1 votes) 
Total Votes: 20
 
Do you believe that none of your plans, ideas, books you have studies, etc. matter unless you take action?
True, nothing matters unless I act  72.22%  (13 votes) 
It is important to know things even if one doesn’t act on them  27.78%  (5 votes)
Total Votes: 18
 
Are you a cat or dog person?
Dog  35%  (7 votes) 
Cat  30%  (6 votes)  
Both  20%  (4 votes) 
Neither  15%  (3 votes) 
Total Votes: 20

Book

If you have ever been curious about this book, the Kindle version of this book has now been reduced to $1.00 and the paperback version has been reduced to $10.00

However, I must warn you that this book will not change your life, 

only you can do that.

My Final Cover

This book can be ordered from Amazon or Barnes & Nobles.

 

 

14 thoughts on “12/20/20 – Merry Christmas or Feliz Navidad

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.