The Christmas sermon was about how different the Christian mythology is from so many other religions. In most, god takes human form as a powerful warrior and leader. But the baby Jesus is born poor, naked and wrinkled, just like the rest of us.

This inspired today’s photo of the haves and the have-nots. Also, who doesn’t love a photobomb? If Finnegan ever takes up acting, I think he will be cast as Jabba the Hutt. He is a Maine Coon cat weighing in at 30 pounds, but he has so much fur he looks 40.

Booker, the golden retriever, was allowed inside for the opening of presents, and promptly engaged in the tradition of snagging discarded wrapping paper and refusing to give it back. The expressions that crossed his face during the tug-of-war…

A merry Christmas in the land of orange animals, which is nothing like a nativity play.