Speaking of early gifts, here is some artwork blatantly ripped off from Scooter's Big Hairy News:
Appropriately named blog in this case, nicht wahr? Be sure to put BHN on your frequently visited blogs list. Along with Odie at Woodsterman, it has some of the most precious artwork on the internet.
ADD PICTURES: As long as we are dredging up images of unpleasant things, I humbly submit the following from the pages of recent history:
McCain is a war hero and all that, but -- especially with his Middle Earth speech in the Senate last night -- he is becoming a crashing bore.
Just. Go. Away.