The first of the Christmas parties is now over with, and man was it fun, not to mention delicious. Everyone brought something good to eat, and the spread was magnificent. Rather than waste your time with my poor ability to describe things, you can see for yourself.
It really is too bad that no one has written a Firefox extension to allow for smell to travel through the Internet, because this meal was fantastic. Sadly, missing in action from the pictures is the pasta with freshly made sauce, lasagna, curry chicken, roasted asparagus, fried wontons, and bacon-wrapped scallops.
We had three white elephant gift exchanges, one good gift exchange and two crappy-gift exchanges. Not to be confused with gift exchanges that go crappy, the other two were purposely done with crappy gifts. The expressions on people’s face when they receive the bad gifts is just so much fun. Some of the gems were VHS movies, a computer game about parental care, and a giant but empty bottle of Crown Royal. I’m particularly proud of my contribution to the crappy gift pile, a mineral oil enema.
Things could not have been much better for our holiday party, but I have a question.
Party number two is up this afternoon. Bring on the crappy gifts!