*Happy holidays from EURThisNthat!
Today, whether you’ve decided to cozy up in bed and watch movies all day, or get together with family and friends, here’s a tidy package of holiday gems wrapped just for you to enjoy in your downtime.
Most of all, each of us at EURThisNthat thanks you for hangin’ with us, especially over this past year. We have enjoyed sharing wonderful, crazy, downright weird stories with you and reading your comments in return. We look forward to bringing you more in 2015 and hope you will continue to engage with us by sharing your thoughts, respecting each others’ opinions and offering encouraging words at every available opportunity.
May the coming year bring each of you good health, unconditional love and fortune beyond measure.
On Christmas Eve, Nathan thought it would be nice to buy his wife a little gift for the next day. Always short of money, he thought long and hard about what that present might be.
Unable to decide, Nathan entered Macys and in the cosmetics section he asked the girl, ‘How about some perfume?’ She showed him a bottle costing $150.00.
‘Too expensive,’ muttered Nathan.
The young lady returned with a smaller bottle for $50. ‘Oh man,’ Nathan groaned, ‘still way too much.’
Growing frustrated at Nathan’s frugal nature, the sales girl brought out a tiny $10 bottle and offered it to him.
Nathan became really agitated, ‘What I mean’, he whined, ‘is I’d like to see something ‘really cheap.’
So the sales girl handed him a mirror.
On the Sunday before Christmas Reverend Billy Graham was walking down Highland street in Mt. Holly, North Carolina on his way to see a parishioner. However, he wanted to mail a package quickly so he asked a young boy where he could find the post office. After the boy had directed him, Reverend Graham thanked him and said, ‘If you’ll come to the Church this evening, you can hear me telling everyone how to get to heaven.’
The boy replied, ‘I think I’ll skip your sermon. If you don’t even know your way to the post office, how will you lead me to heaven?’
Romeo: What would it take to make you kiss me under the mistletoe?
Juliet: An anesthetic.
What a “Boy” Wants for Christmas
Darren remembers accompanying his dad to the toy store one Christmas Eve.
Dad said, ‘What an awesome train set. I’ll buy it.’
The girl behind the counter looked pleased and murmured, ‘Great, I’m sure your son will really love it.’
Dad replied with a glint in his eye, ‘Maybe you’re right. In that case I’ll take two.’
What a “Girl” Wants for Christmas
The Santa Claus at the shopping mall was very surprised when Amina, a young woman of about 20, walked up and sat on his lap. Now, we all know that Santa doesn’t usually take requests from adults, but she smiled very nicely at him, so he asked her, ‘What do you want for Christmas?’
‘Something for my mother, please,’ replied Amina sweetly.
‘Something for your mother? Well, that’s very loving and thoughtful of you,’ smiled Santa. ‘What would you like me to bring her?’
Without blinking Amina answered quickly, ‘A son-in-law.’
Saying a prayer for the Christmas Meal
Malcolm, a seven-year-old boy, was asked to say grace for the Christmas dinner. The family members bowed their heads in expectation. Malcom began his prayer, thanking God for his mom, dad, brothers, sister, mama Gwen, and all his aunts and uncles. Then he began to thank God for the food.
He gave thanks for the turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry sauce, the Christmas cakes and pies. Then Malcom paused, and everyone waited … and waited. After a long silence, the young boy looked up at his mother and asked, “If I thank God for the beets, won’t he know that I’m lying?”
Watch and enjoy as Nat King Cole sings, The Christmas Song below
Cheers to you all EURThisNthat readers! Thanks again for a great year. Drop me a line anytime.
–DeBorah B. Pryor, EURThisNthat editor