holiday trash-tweet tips from Excessable Christmas [flashback]
These are some fun, funny, odd and disturbing holiday tweets from last year, published in my book Excessable Christmas. The book is still available for sale on Blurb. Book details:
ISBN: yeah, not so much. Self published and I’m not famous… yet.
Price: blurb.com $26.95 + shipping. From me, $26.00 and I’ll pay for the shipping. **All book proceeds go to Casa Hogar Elim**
Softcover: 120 full color pages (like I would ever do black and white)
Language: English, I think.
Book Dimensions: Square, I like squares, 7″ x 7″
SUPPORT SMALL BIZ: purchase gifts at local discount & hole-in-the-wall stores #shopsmart http://wp.me/p7CAn-3b
look 4 ‘symmetrical hazy plastic people nativity scene with flying peanuts’ in ur area. #sillyyardart #fun http://wp.me/p7CAn-3b
appreciate retail workers, be nice to them, retail sucks during the holidays #benice #putawayanitemoffthefloor
use fb for ur christmas card nxt yr. it’s the card that gives all yr long! #facebookrocks #holidaysmadebyhallmark
there’s no $ in reindeer games. dasher & donner r unemployed. #reindeerjobs #recession http://badecono.me
i hope santa delivers basic necessities to those in need. #besanta #volunteer #helppeopleinneed #ursanta
pause in ur busyness and make a phone call 2 someone u haven’t talked to in a while. #justcall #uhaverolloverminutes
stop & talk with an impoverished person. buy them lunch & learn their story. meet tom: http://wp.me/p7CAn-3K #listen
his sign said he was broke and hungry. aren’t we all? matt 22:37-40http://wp.me/p7CAn-3K #homeless #impoverished
the most important christmas icon of all is jesus, and I don’t mean the plastic one. @embracechaos
”santa claus suit sales are up demonstrating that christmas spirit is recession proof” #consumeristchristmas #santaspirit #wwsd
start the kids therapy fund, then they’ll be well adjusted enough to pay for their own college expenses #linwoodson
make christmas ur own self-expression, depicting what’s in ur heart, not what society is promoting. @embracechaos
how do we find these people in need and how can we help? #ffs #homeless #impoverished http://wp.me/p7CAn-5a
CHALLENGE: christmas BOO! someone. read more @http://wp.me/p7CAn-5r #christmasboo! #santaghost
when my ADHD & OCD collide, that means events happen spontaneously, but everything is more than prepared for it. @embracechaos
HISTORY: st. nick gave generous gifts 2 the poor, esp to daughters of poor parents so they didn’t have 2 become prostitutes. #wikipedia
SECRET: i could never keep 1, told the whole kindergarten class that santa is not real. #5yroldbrat #startedchaos@anearlyage
if santa has resources 2 give us anything we want, then why doesn’t he help out with poverty? http://wp.me/p7CAn-5K #ridpoverty
it’s time to go from believing in santa to being santa. @embracechaoshttp://wp.me/p7CAn-5K #besanta
i was people watching and secretly snapped this, but I just can’t help myself.http://wp.me/p7CAn-5K #backwardsanta
…kids and parents pulling out their electronic pacifiers to deal with the boredom… #oursociety #usaculture http://wp.me/p7CAn-6l
CHALLENGE: spontaneously invite people somewhere on your FB & twitter status. #performanceart #seewhoshowsup@lastminute
i went inside to my warm, cozy house & was immediately overcome with sadness. @embracechaos http://wp.me/p7CAn-6F #homeless
mall or maul? #tonychavez #ihatemalls #dontshopthischristmas
…i have no desire to give them a tv anymore… @embracechaoshttp://wp.me/p7CAn-78 #theyhavesomethingwedont
i wish i had never been spoiled by all of the materialism & possessions of our american culture, because now I’m addicted. @embracechaos
…burdened with my knowledge, shackled with electronics and locked in a cell of selfishness and greed. @embracechaos
my favorite Bible verse, Romans 12:2. it’s so applicable to christmas consumerism & might b a clue in finding the christmas spirit.
random acts of kindness: ppl don’t want 2 b boastful or prideful, but we need 2 get their stories told as an inspiration 4 others
reality cards: my kids r struggling in school, I lost my job & oh, btw, u can take his name off the card. He doesn’t live here anymore.
who chose the jones family to represent our portrait of success? @embracechaos http://wp.me/p7CAn-7P
aren’t ghosts just people spirits in 32% transparent bodies with a 78% vivid light outer glow? #photoshop @embracechaos
…a lady at church who accidentally door dinged my beat-up car. #greatwaytomeetpeople #godiscool http://wp.me/p7CAn-8F
the 2009 christmas gift giving guide aka jody’s list. @embracechaoshttp://wp.me/p7CAn-8Q #jodyslist
CHALLENGE: if you are supporting thrift stores with your old stuff, please continue! #thirftstores #charity
judge a book by its cover. @embracechaos
at the risk of offending someone, I have found a whole new level of ridiculousness to gift giving. personalized wine bottle etching.
CHALLENGE QUESTION: what are your resources and how can you use them to help people? http://wp.me/p7CAn-8Q
A friend asked an interesting question: he asked, “would you still be blogging everyday if you were married?” http://wp.me/p7CAn-9e
cultural chaos: result of masses of ppl coexisting on a planet, development of r interactions & outcome of r participation in society.
cultural chaos is not only having too many choices, but the expectation that we are to participate in all of them on some level.
adbusters.org, a radical & thought provoking publication, addressed the christmas chaos in one of their issues a few years ago. #readit
we choose chaos because it’s what we know and it’s comfortable, even if we don’t like it. @embracechaos
…and found a small package on my front porch. @embracechaoshttp://wp.me/p7CAn-9Q #whatwasinit?
…it’s the juxtaposition of an important birthday and our cultural creativity. #mergechristmas http://wp.me/p7CAn-9Q
we’re all quirky in our own ways and I’m simply pointing out that christmas exaggerates these peculiarities. @embracechaos
with my treasure chest of words, i can only hope 2 make a tiny impact in this large cultural crater. #changetheworld #trashsociety@christmas