Many years ago, I decided that if ethnic groups and other minorities could have their own holidays, so could individual people, i.e., me. So I declared the holiday of Coynezaa, a six-day revel extending from Christmas through my birthday (Dec. 30). (Curiously, this holiday always coincides with other people’s festivities.) And when I visit friends, I surreptitiously enter the holiday on their calendars, also adding a note in late November that Coynezaa is coming up in a month, so perhaps they should be buying presents now. (The idea, of course, is that, like Chanukah, Coynezaa presents should be bestowed every day during the entire holiday.) Sometimes this importuning even works!
I don’t think it’s gonna work this year, but here are a couple of photographic gifts from our readers, which I tender with hopes that all readers have a happy Coynezaa.
Photographer Cameron Way has contributed this image to celebrate the season. Click to enlarge for maximum LOLz.
We follow your blog and I heard you were looking for a Last Noms image. I’ve created one. The cat in the middle is ours and so are two others.
Here’s a photo contributed by reader John Danley (go here if you don’t understand what this is about):