Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Chappy Chanukkah and Posts of the Week

Today is day two of the Jewish festival of lights. Wishing those of us who celebrate, a very Chappy Chanukkah and many, many menorah. ;)

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And now, without further delay, here are the Posts of the Week. The icon below is yours for the taking if if your blog post is named as a POTW.




GOOD AND FUNNY

All is Calm, All is Bright.. Or IS IT?
by Susan
at Wild Life in the Woods


A GOOD READ

Where You Put Your Hands
by Brian
at WayStationOne

The Gift
by Jim
at Suldog

Two Coats
by Cricket
at Cricket and Porcupine

How to be Right, While Dead Wrong
by Cloudia
at Comfort Spiral



GOOD PHOTOGRAPHY

Getting the Bird...
by Reena
at Missing Moments


JUST PLAIN GOOD

'Tis the Season
by DJan
at DJan-ity

Christmas Story
by Lisa
at Where Peaceful Moments Flow

Silent Saturday
by SueAnn
at SueAnn's Journey


GOOD VIDEOS

Thanks for Di for pointing out this very clever video. Women will probably appreciate it more than the men.

Thank you Mage for sharing this Canuckian high school kid's unique rendition of a Christmas classic.

Thank you to Dianne for pointing out this fun Hanukkah tune by the Yeshiva Boys Choir

Thank you to Lime for sharing this very funny, and hopefully only mildly offensive video.

Thank you to Beth for sharing this fun video.

Patsy and Mickey are back in a Sucker Bet
by Daryl's Ray
at Out and About in New York City


READERS' CHOICE

Recommended by: Suldog
The Running of the Grunions
by Stephen
at The Chubby Chatterbox


Please drop by their blogs for a visit and leave a kind comment if you have the time. Also, please feel free to add your own choices (for any blog except this one) for a specific blog post in the comments section below, where others can see them.

Thank you.


44 comments:

ADRIAN said...

A very Merry Christmas to you. Here is hoping for a brilliant New Year.

louciao said...

It does the heart and spirit good to see light shining through the dark days of winter, in people's homes, in ceremonies, or in festive decorations, as well as from blogs near and far. Truly deLIGTHful.

Dave said...

That's a nice picture Hilary - Dave

Bob Bushell said...

Chappy Chanukkah to you as well.

Betty Manousos@ Cut and Dry said...

chappy chanukkah!

here's hoping that you and your loved ones enjoy a happy and peaceful holiday season!

wonderful photo btw.

Dawn said...

Chappy Chanukkah to you!

A neat picture Hilary.

Thanks for some great posts you shared!
Have a happy Wednesday.

Zuzana said...

Happy Hanukkah Hilary (three H;))
Enjoy your festival dear friend and thank you for bringing our attention to these talented people.;))
xoxo

Brian Miller said...

yay...thank you ma'am a perfect little christmas gift for me to see my name there...among good company too...hope you have a marvelous christmas!

Gary's third pottery blog said...

Having had no exposure to synagogues before, I was at a festival last week in one, and oh wow! What an absolute and total blast! Klezmer music, singing, dancing :)

Daryl Edelstein said...

As always Mickey & Patsy thank you .. Ray & Andrew thank you .. and I thank you ... Chappy Channukkahhhhhhh

TSannie said...

Comfort Spiral's post is SO TRUE! Very good choice.

And that ob video? Priceless! I've sent it to all my gal pals. We can all drea...

Hope your Festival of Lights is just wonderful, my friend.

Suldog said...

May your light shine forever, Hilary! Thank you, and Happy Hanukkah!

Maggie May said...

The Jewish festival looks fascinating. Love the candles and little figures.
Happy Channukkah!
Maggie X

Nuts in May

TexWisGirl said...

thank you for sharing these. as always, they open my heart and my eyes. :)

Susan in the Boonies said...

Oh, YAY! Thanks for picking mine!

The moniker you gave me?

Stephen King in the Boonies?

LOL! Very clevah!

Kat said...

Happy Hanukkah! :)

Tabor said...

Happy Hanukkah to you as well my dear. And a Happy New Year if I don't get back this way.

Elizabeth Grimes said...

Chappy Chanukkah! Beautiful photo and congrats to the POTW and videos. Can't wait to check them out. :)

sage said...

I like your menorah! Have a wonderful Chanukkah!

missing moments said...

Hilary, you are always one of my favorites to visit! I'm honored to be mentioned with these other talented folks! Thanks Hilary and Chappy Chanukkah to you, dear friend!
xo

Dianne said...

I love your Chanukah pun
you're like the 3 kings of comedy ;)

I'm so pleased that you shared the Yeshiva Boys Choir video
they're wonderful!!

Happy Everything Lady
and hugs to Benny

ellen abbott said...

I wanna know how you got that little feather instead of the blogger logo.

rosaria said...

Happy Hanukkah!
May the light last all through the dark days!

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Kristina P. said...

Happy Hanukkah!

Lisa RedWillow said...

As you celebrate this season I wish you Many Many Blessings.

Thank You so very much for you kindness. It will not be forgotten.
Lisa xo

steviewren said...

Happy Hanukkah, my friend! I hope your holiday is happy indeed.

Sandy Carlson said...

Happy Chanukkah, Hilary! What a beautiful holiday. God bless.

Red said...

Happy Hanukkah to you and your family. Your photo catches the rich tones of the menorah.

spokalulu said...

Happy Hanukkah, Hilary! Your menorah is beautiful.

Cloudia said...

Thank You Doubles!



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yaya said...

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to you!

Barbara Shallue said...

I love that menorah! And congrats to the POTW. I'm off to catch up on my reading...

Anita said...

Happy Chanukkah, Hilary.

Like many of the others, I love the Menorah. Very ornate, strong, and pretty, too. :)

Enjoy the week!

Joanna Jenkins said...

We lit the candles tonight too, Hilary. Happy Chanukkah to you and your family.

And as always, thanks for the great blogs. There are always a few I'm not familiar with to check out.

xoxo jj

Nancy said...

Thanks for all you do! Chappy Chanukkah to you!

Hilary said...

Thanks for the good wishes everyone. You never fail to make me smile. :)

Ellen, I sent you an email explaining how to change it.

Out on the prairie said...

a very happy holiday to you, it has been a lovely year to have shared

ds said...

Oh, excellent choices!
A very happy Hanukkah to you and yours, Hilary.

ladyfi said...

Wishing you a lovely holiday with plenty of good light for taking photos and masses of joy and laughter.

Mage said...

And a happy Hanukkah to you too. What a really lovely menorah. :)

What, no link to klezmer music? I love that stuff.

Sometimes I wonder how you can find the time to visit so many of us. You give us a lovely gift every time you notice something we have done.

icedgurl said...

trekking your superb blog! keep blogging and inspiring people! happy holidays!

cheers!
...TREK...

SueAnn said...

Thank you so much Hilary!! What an honor!!
Hugging you and Merry Christmas!
SueAnn

lime said...

i love your menorah and how it tells part of the story. just beautiful.