sort of bethlehem-lite

bethlehem-ish [click to embiggen]

You guys, the only things I know about being a messiah I learned from Christopher Moore, and I’m afraid I do not know kung fu. I really hope I don’t screw this up.


Mr and Mrs Bugg stand on either side of a swaddled bundle of what is presumably a baby, a halo floating above its head, all aglow. They are smiling hugely.

The text reads: “Febuggary 3, 1809: Illinois Territory is created … even though she isn’t born yet, the Buggs know this will be the birth place of their Messiah.”