Wednesday, December 19, 2007


Please see examples below of Ugly Sweaters
**Note** An Ugly Vest Really 'Ups the Anty'

Monday, December 17, 2007

ACTION REQUIRED! IMPORTANT NEWS: Christmas 2k7 is an Ugly Sweater Christmas

Dear Cousins,

It is my great honor to announce that Christmas 2007 has been declared an Ugly Sweater Christmas by the Ohio Cousin Constituancy.

Please note that you will be required to wear an ugly sweater for Christmas festivities. Details TBD.

Prior to your arrival for Christmas please make sure that you have packed an ugly sweater. There will be special prizes for those who have an ugly 'Christmas' sweater.

Please respond back to this post to signify that you have read and agree to this important legislation of the Ohio Cousin Constituancy.

Kindest Regards,
Cousin Danara

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

The Hillman Boys showing off!

Warning: Do not drink while watching this, you're computer will thank you for not spewing all over it!


(Brought to you by Jo Jo)

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

Job Opening

The Cousin Council™ [The CC], the leader in kin-amusement and an innovative family governing body, announces the creation of the following position.

Position: Administrative Assistant, The CC
Position Range: Weekly dinner rolls or sugar cookies (your choice)


1. Develop and execute the creation of small scraps of paper to be used by councilmen and councilwomen in games (e.g. Dictionary Game) or passing clandestine correspondence.
2. Delivery of food and desserts from dining area directly to councilmen Navy boy and JDollar.
3. Act as a liaison between The CC and other family guilds (requires a high level of BS).
4. Execute covert operations as directed by senior councilmen and councilwomen.
5. Act as a proxy for members of The CC unable to attend events.
6. Track family gossip and report all suspicious and/or colorful news.
7. Maintain database of potential leads for The LHC.
8. Lend vocal talents to family carols (e.g. “Backroads Man”).
9. Take copious notes and minutes during all team meetings and ad-hoc committees.
10. Numerous other responsibilities to be performed as directed.


1. Familiarity with the inner workings of familial advisory bodies similar to The CC
2. Ability to translate Old Norse into T-talk
3. Strong Nintendo skills (preferably 8 bit NES)
4. Expertise in Melungeon history and issues
5. Command of the English language, specifically quotes used in movies since the 1970s
6. Memory like a steal trap

Flex Time Possible: No
Travel Required: Yes

Hours: 24 / 7

TO APPLY, please send a letter of interest to

Monday, December 03, 2007

hillman christmas exchange

Here is the Christmas exchange info for Grandma's this year! Thanks to Saracoota this year it's Cousins exchanging with Cousins!
Which also makes it less confusing for grandma. Please let everyone know the info is here if your aware they haven't checked the blog recently. The price is 15.00$.

Gift-Giver Giftee
Liz Danielle
Doug Jesse
Rachel Van Danae
Jesse Billy
Andrew Jamie
Danielle Andrew
Billy Doug
Nara Sara
Hamdi Nara
Sara Liz
Jamie Hamdi
Danae Rachel Van