December 1st, and the first snow is on the ground. How perfect is that? Sure, after an afternoon and evening of freezing rain and cold and wind, it’s not as really the kind of winter weather you’d write songs about, but it’s getting there.
And of course now that it’s December I’m allowed to start playing my Christmas music and put up the decorations. Until today I didn’t even own any decorations, but now thanks to cashing in some Aeroplan points I got a string of LED lights for free at Zellers, with enough left over to get the DVD of one of the best Christmas Movies ever: The Muppet Christmas Carol.
Ebenezer Scrooge: Bob Cratchit, I’ve had my fill of this.
Miss Piggy: And I have had my fill of you, Mr. Scrooge!
Ebenezer Scrooge: And therefore, Bob Cratchit…
Miss Piggy: And therefore, you can leave this house at once!
Ebenezer Scrooge: I’m about to raise your salary.
Miss Piggy: Ooh, and I am about to raise you right off the pavement…
Alastair Sim‘s got nothing on the Muppet gang.