Thursday, December 24, 2009

tiny tots with their eyes all aglow

will find it hard to sleep tonight…

In Downtown News:
Really, who doesn’t love Fayetteville St at Christmas? And more pretty
Catch 22 is moving – and having a huge sale today
A Downtown Raleigh ‘Light Writing’ marriage proposal [youtube]

In Raleigh News:
The Raleigh Rescue Mission is short on food
First Night Needs Volunteers
Steve Winwood is coming to DPAC

In Local-ish News:
The detective with the gun in the snowball fight is pretty old news now, but just in case… (thanks J.Ross)
Venice is all underwater again… oh Venice….
The balloon boy father is arrested and both parents fined

In Irrelevant News:
‘Somethin’ like that’ is the decades most played single
Lesson learned, don’t dress up like the animal you’re hunting… (thanks J.Ross)
Mahhhn – that is some crazy stuff those Playboy models are up to…

Date and Skate tonight with Zely and Ritz
Eat Christmas dinner at Tir na nOg on Friday
Weekend Excursion is at Lincoln on Saturday raising funds for Jimmy V
Benefit for Carter Pepper at Tir na nOg Saturday
Edwin McCain is at Lincoln on Sunday

What the Weather Holds:
Thurs: Mostly Sunny, then Partly Cloudy. 48° 28°
Fri: Rainy and cold. 56° 33°
Sat: Mostly Cloudy. 56° 42°

Fun Stuff:
The Ugly Sweater Store (thanks Susan)
Mapping Main Street

Lots of high tech ways to follow Santa this year…
Free taco?

Today’s Sign of the Impending Apocalypse:
“If you do math, again, there may be 100 young women that are basically my son's age that are his half-siblings” says the father of 400 sperm donated children… (thanks @embalog)

“…Although it’s been said many times, many ways, a very Merry Christmas to you”

I hope everyone has a wonderful holiday!! And a very happy birthday to those of you who share them with Christmas!

Ashton Mae Smith