And so all’s well that ends well, as The Red Man is fond of saying, and tonight 900 lights burn brightly in the front yard on the outdoor tree for Casa de Canterbury! Apparently one of the new strands of tiny white lights didn’t work, and as usual we can thank Pretty for solving the mystery of the Evil Christmas Angel. She painstakingly removed the defective string of 300 lights and re-positioned the remaining 900. Sweet Lady Gaga.



Pretty wants the old woman Slow to get another 300 – she thinks the bottom needs help. Slow is protesting another visit to the CVS, but Pretty can be very persuasive when she’s in a holiday mood.

Meanwhile, back inside Casa de Canterbury, all is very merry.





I have to say we have all breathed a sigh of relief to see the lights aglow outside tonight, and even more grateful that Fence Jumper Spike has so far steered clear of the tree when it’s lit. The Red Man is keeping his paws crossed on that one.

Well, Sports Fans, the Gamecocks have a new football coach today, and a cautious spirit of optimism fills the air – or was that the Ghost of Christmas Past? Heh, heh. My little football joke for the night.

Get me outta here Percy…all this holiday hoopla makes my nerves jingle jangle…somebody save me from so many Santas!