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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like …

10 Jul

It may only be July 10, but to me, it’s the first day of the holiday season. Why? Because I received my first four (unsolicited) holiday CDs in the mail at work today. Nothing earth shattering — they’re last year’s releases — but what do I care? They’re new to me and I’m more than happy to get the ball rolling on the new A Very Marty Xmas CD. Now the hard part is deciding which of the tracks — if any — on Hanukkah Swings! and SantaMental will make it. (Not sure I’ll use the other two albums. I may even give them away.) Tough choices indeed. Last year’s mix set the bar so high that I need to start now if I’m going to top it this winter.

Like Rain on Your Wedding Day

10 Jul

I’m sure I’m not the first — and I know I won’t be the last — person to point out the utter irony of the Herald‘s front page today.

Juxtaposed right next to a photo of the chaos that erupted in the North End following Italy’s World Cup victory is the headline “Peace on Our Streets.”

Ha!

(And yes, I know “rain on your wedding day” is not ironic. So isn’t it ironic that the headline of my posting about irony is not actually ironic? Don’t ya think?)