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Category Archive: Holidays

Dec 18 2012

Holiday Office Party

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Hi everybody!   The days and nights have been just packed. I’ve had no time for catching up on current events or really having much of a life, and so no blogging. It’s been a whirlwind of holiday cooking, shopping, wrapping, and decorating. Today is the office holiday potluck! Last night I diced 10 tomatoes, …

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Dec 04 2012

Christmas Is Not Your Birthday

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Today’s photo was submitted by Louise Kellar. In a message designed to speak out against the crass commercialism of the holiday season, Smith Valley United Methodist Church in Indiana would like to remind you that Christmas is not your birthday. It would have added an extra layer of meaningfulismness if they had written “Christmas is …

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Nov 22 2012

Gangland Turkey Killing

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Happy Thanksgiving to all of you who celebrate the holiday! I have a few odds and ends for today’s post, and then I’m getting back to the party! Things are all a-flurry in the Bilyeu-Hubby family households. Over the past two days I have made gluten-free mincemeat pie, Mom’s made cranberry sauce, many board games …

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Oct 31 2012

Ellen’s Squishy Pumpkin Halloween Extravaganza!

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As you may know, Ellen Bulger – a regular guest blogger here at Biodork, was in the path of Hurricane Sandy. She asked that I let you all know that she is fine, and that Sandy for her city was no worse than being a beagle in Mitt Romney’s carpool. Because of hurricane preparations, the reveal …

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Oct 23 2012

Ohio STARS 2012 Costume Campaign

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Woo-hoo! Halloween is just around the corner! What are you dressing up as? A witch? A pirate? A clown? A nun? An inappropriately sexy fairy tale character? There are a lot of options for playing dress up during Halloween. While you’re thinking about your costume, the Ohio STARS - Students Teaching About Racism in Society – …

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Oct 18 2012

Vote No: Halloween Edition

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This lovely household in the Whittier neighborhood of Minneapolis has taken the Minnesota Vote No to Marriage Inequality campaign down a wonderfully thematic path: Don’t limit the freedom of ghouls to marry! The idea that this amendment might pass makes for a very scary story, indeed.

Apr 08 2012

Hey – he just woke up!

Jesus in Mario Kart

Jesus is getting his butt kicked in Mario Kart this morning. He must be feeling a little groggy, what with that dying and getting resurrected and all. On a completely unrelated note: Does anyone know why Google doesn’t have a Doodle for Easter today? The only thing I found on the About section of Google …

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Dec 29 2011

Cross-Country Connections: Together

Cross-Country Connections is a Biodork weekly blog entry dedicated to telling stories in pictures of three family members – me, my sister and Mom – living in very different locations across the country. Every week we choose a different theme and then take or contribute a personal photo that fits the theme. This week’s theme …

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Apr 25 2011

Happy Easter Monday Floggings

Jana from Learn.Make.Think shares a story from her childhood in Slovakia. This is a short excerpt: The days leading to the Easter weekend, us – the girls – spent scrubbing the house top to bottom; washing windows, dusting carpets, waxing floors, starching curtains and decorating both indoor and out before we got to “relax” in …

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Jan 01 2011

Hello, 2011.

Here’s hoping you all had a great time last night, and that you made it safely into 2011. The Hubby and I had a lame and lovely New Year’s Eve.  Neither of us felt like finding a party, and with the weather being all nasty it wasn’t that big of a stretch to decide to …

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