The Bovine Trio, Other Weird Creatures, and I Wish you Happy Holidays…

Moo'd music. Xmas Card by Curtis Mekemson.

Straight from Las Vegas, the fabulous Bovine Trio brings you moo’d music for Christmas.

I’ve always liked to send cards on the strange side– strange enough that they are hard to find. So I started making my own for family and friends. In the spirit of the season, I decided to share some of these cards with my blogging friends. Welcome to my wild (and, um copyrighted) collection. Enjoy.

You met my singing cows above. Like most chorus girls, they are slightly under-dressed. In addition to their obvious assets, they bring new meaning to the old phrase, hoofing it. They happen to be singing Jingle Bells, BTW. Here’s another carol you will be familiar with.

Silent Knight, Holy Knight Xmas Card by Curtis Mekemson.

Silent Knight, Holy Knight

Food is big over the holidays. Everyone has their favorite dishes. Mine is turkey with all of the trimmings! So here, in honor of holiday food, meet Tom.

Turkey dressing for Christmas dinner card by Curtis Mekemson.

Turkey dressing for Christmas dinner.

Turkey self-stuffing Xmas Card by Curtis Mekemson.

A miracle of modern culinary art– the self-stuffing turkey.

I will close my section on food with a few choice words from Chef Van Duck.

Christmas cards by Curtis Mekemson.

Chef Von Duck quacks up over bad yoke on Xmas morning.

Then we have Santa’s famous reindeer, who could ask for more faithful, hardworking companions. And what about the most famous reindeer of all– Rudolph with his famous nose. Did I say his? I recently learned a shocking secret.

Rudolph as a girl reindeer card by Curtis Mekemson.

Rudolph is a girl.

Male reindeer lose their antlers by December. Females keep theirs until spring. Have you ever seen a picture of Santa’s reindeer without antlers. Conclusion: Rudolph and all of Santa’s reindeer are girls. Here’s another Rudolph fact that the Christmas industry likes to downplay. Working conditions at the North Pole aren’t always the best…

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer on strike. Xmas card by Curtis Mekemson.

Red nosed reindeer goes on strike.

But here is even bigger news– Santa hired a strike breaker.

Monty the mauve nosed moose Xmas Card by Curtis Mekemson.

Monty the Mauve Nosed Moose.

And finally… can you stretch your mind far enough to imagine a reindeer hunting season.

Christmas cards by Curtis Mekemson.

Carefully disguised hunter is about to get a flying lesson, free.

Beyond its religious significance, Christmas is about giving, right. Well maybe it’s a little about getting. But how often do you find yourself wishing you just had a few more days to prepare? Wouldn’t it be great if you could send the cat out to buy those hard-to-find gifts? Bad idea.

Christmas cards by Curtis Mekemson.

You never know what the cat might drag home.

So, I’ll just make a few suggestions for last-minute gifts…

Christmas Cards by Curtis Mekemson.

A box of Christmas Quackers.

A gift for the guy who has everything?

Dolly duck

Dolly duck

And finally…

Christmas Cards by Curtis Mekemson.

Primitive monster shows great presents of mind.

It’s a custom at Christmas to wish for world peace, right. One of Santa’s elves wishes we would hurry up and get it.

Christmas cards by Curtis Mekemson.

Santa’s elf displays an advanced case of missile toe.

As for Frosty the Snowman, he is wishing for an end to global warming.

Christmas cards by Curtis Mekemson.

Here lies Frosty the Snowman, victim of a premature meltdown.

And that’s it for my holiday Blog… Everyone in our household, including Peggy, me and the cow wish you and your family the absolute best for the holidays and 2014– Curt

Christmas Cards by Curtis Mekemson.


30 comments on “The Bovine Trio, Other Weird Creatures, and I Wish you Happy Holidays…

  1. Ha ha ha – you have been having fun. Love them. You’re right though, if you want funny, you do have to make them yourself. Wishing you and Peggy a super festive season and all the very best for 2014.

    • Thanks Bruce. Mainly I have fun. And may you have a good holiday season and great 2014. I am looking forward to continuing to read your thoughtful insights on the world around us. –Curt

  2. Truly fabulous cards Curt. i bet your cards have brought many a smile to the faces of a lot of people. Wishing you and Peggy the happiest of holidays and a wonderful 2014. All the best, Terri & James

    • Thanks Terri and James. I always have a kick creating the cards and am always glad when people get a laugh from my weird sense of humor. The very best to the two of you. –Curt and Peggy

  3. Well, we’re a bit late, but we’re absolutely loving your cartoons, Curt. Especially love the fun fact about the reindeers being girls. HA! Kind of befitting given reindeer are suppose to have a keen sense of direction. LOL. And the melted snowman is great. Gonna dig around your blog a bit to see if there are anymore.

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