December 22, 2007

Let's Play, "What's in the Lawn Snow Globe?"

Last night we decided to drive around the neighborhood and look at all the Christmas lights. We all piled into the van, three generations, my husband and TGOO in the front, Hubba and I in the middle row, and the boys in the back of the bus.

The lights on our house are the best. *ahem* Seriously. We are getting Christmas cards from neighbors now telling us so.

Many of our neighbors have those blow up snow globes in their yards. One neighbor has FIFTEEN of them on their front yard. Forget the cash it must've cost to buy them, yard snow globes are definitely a case of "Less is More".

In my opinion, anyway. Then again, we have 300,000 lights on our home.

One neighbor has a big blow up Scooby in the front yard. Not much else. Lights on the house, white lights on the bushes, big blow up Scooby on the lawn. I am trying to figure out the significance of a 7 foot Scooby. One of the kids says its Scooby pretending to be a reindeer. I didn't have my glasses on... could be.

And the following conversation occured to the best of my recollection as we made our way through the rest of our 'hood.

TGOO: What the hell is that in that snowglobe? Is that an astronaut?

Me: No... Its, its... its...

Hubba: I know what it is! Its those kids from South Park!

Me: No! Nobody would put South Park kids on their front lawn for Christmas! It's... its... Frosty the Snowman?

(I was drawing a blank as to what the name of old Christmas special was.)

TGOO: Who would put an astronaut on their front yard?

My Husband, stopping the car: NO. It is Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Remember, the kid who wants to be a dentist?

TGOO: Oh... its the Yeti.

Hubba: Oh... yeah...

It was a Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer snow globe and TGOO thought the Yeti was an astronaut and Hubba thought the entire crew was from South Park.

I still can't quit laughing...

Posted by Boudicca at December 22, 2007 09:52 PM | TrackBack

Those blow-up things - my friend Karen has a snowman. She says they get moldy inside, unless you dry them carefully and thoroughly before you store them away!!!

Posted by: Peggy U at December 23, 2007 01:19 AM

Yeah Peggy, I think your neighbor is right, 'cause my blow up Santie Clause asked for a bottle of "Jock Itch No More"... hell, who was I to say no...

Give you snow man some of that and that'll shut him up.

Posted by: RedNeck at December 24, 2007 10:31 AM

There's this house not too far away from where we live that i drive by on occasion going to a friends house. They have this wooden Jesus figurine in their front yard that looks exactly like the one in SP (unintentionally, i'm sure of it). I always look, and i always laugh. Do you have any idea how many times i've wanted to go over to said friends, who is a cabinetmaker by trade, and with whom i've worked, and make a Cartman to put alongside "jesus"? And he would do it too, we are both SP'ers.

Posted by: Jay- the friendly neighborhood piper at December 26, 2007 04:49 PM