George & Wendy Show
We're sitting at the top, waiting for someone to drop a pygmy goat from the sky so we can disengage the brake and fly down the hill into 2014, and frankly, I can't wait to get there.
What's the origin of the tradition of "dropping things" to celebrate New Year's Eve? Wendy's got the answer, and it involves a guy named Fig.
Look out! "For the New Year I have Santa and the elephant to keep the evil monkey lamp on my desk company."
The Christmas story: "I sincerely hope everyone gets home for Christmas, although I know that's not possible. Merry Christmas, God bless, and be safe out there."
"I suppose I'll need to display some sort of placard that announces the distinct possibility of being wished a Merry Christmas while being hugged when in my general vicinity."
Left-hand Lucies: What it takes to make George Parker lose his cool. Also: Launch fail! And a Merry Christmas to the universe...
Wendy and George on an auto run: "Next stop is Wallops Flight Center... Check back Friday to see if the mothership comes to get me."
"After months of negotiations and deals falling through, I was almost thinking the new truck was going to go the way of my much anticipated and never achieved boob job."
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