If you've been with us in past years, you know what to expect ... if not, well ... hmm, I'm actually not sure any words are going to help! The K.A.C. started a number of years ago as a friendly holiday-themed competition between my work-study students and I to see who could come up with the most outrageous photo. Over time, as my students graduated and moved on, it has evolved into this annual Internet celebration of the strange, the odd and the bizarre little-known aspects of Christmas from around the world.
Case in point: this vintage Christmas card that shows one frog murdering another one for his money (and pants, so it would seem) with the (stabbed in the-)heart-felt phrase of, "A Merry Christmas to you". Who WOULDN'T feel more merry after that?
So, that should give you a taste (sorry) of what to expect for the next 24 days. I've been scouring the Web and working on this site since October and have come up with another year's worth of the strange, the bizarre and the unusual, all about the season. There will also be the usual assortment of whimsical entries and even some educational items exploring the truth behind holiday traditions, including our next entry, all about a Christmas X-File! Join us for more through the month ... see you tomorrow!