Let’s be honest. I think we all know that my favorite lesson is “never carry anything heavier than a twenty dollar bill” and my favorite carols are the ones pictured below:
(I will never NOT love Carol Channing. Y’all don’t even KNOW)
Tomorrow is Christmas Eve and I’m still not in the holiday spirit. I’ve done all the preparation; I’ve mulled the wine, I spot-cleaned my muff, I went on walk through Austin’s beloved Trail of Lights which turned out to be like the Bataan Death March except with less war crime and more kettle corn, and I even did a test run of my new Christmas shoes on the church carpet so I don’t do a face plant in the nave, because it’s all fun and reindeer games until the fat girl buys it in front of the bishop.
(Also, what says “Let’s celebrate the Birth of Our Lord” better than a pair of tiger-striped sequined Manolos? NOTHING, THAT’S WHAT.)
I’m not in the Christmas spirit now, but at 9:00 a.m. tomorrow I will be, because that’s when the Lessons and Carols service broadcast live from Kings College, Cambridge will begin. 3 p.m. CMT, so if the spirit so moves you, adjust your clocks accordingly and tune in for some grade A, hyper-potent holiday cheer.