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Thursday, December 23, 2004

Twas' The Night Before, (Before) ... 

Category:   Holiday This-n-That

"The meeting of two personalities
is like the contact of two chemical substances:
if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Carl Jung   (1875 - 1961)

"Passion makes the world go round.
Love just makes it a safer place.
Ice T, The Ice Opinion

I received a Christmas gift and card today.    Since it is "tis' the season," that probably doesn't sound all that unusual, but . . . it actually was.     It was a gift and card from one of my best friends -- the first real gift that he's ever given me (which I totally understand, due to many of his life situations and financial circumstances over the years).     The gift and card will both be cherished forever.

My parents are coming tomorrow to spend Christmas Eve and Christmas morning with us.     Of course, we'll do our annual Christmas tradition and watch A Christmas Story

again.     It is such fun to watch with my Dad!     Ralphie, Flick, Schwartz and those darned Bumpus hounds . . .

Christmas morning is a feast when my Mom is involved.     There will be bacon, country ham, eggs, biscuits, gravy, grits, freshly-squeezed orange juice, and whatever else my Mom thinks should be on the table.

Then, later on Christmas Day, we'll be going to my s.o.'s mom's house for Christmas with his side of the family.     [and, in my best Forrest Gump voice]   "that's all I've got to say about that."

Oh, and while picking up some last-minute essentials yesterday, I found the cutest thing and, although I know you're not supposed to buy yourself anything right before Christmas, it was the last one, and I just couldn't pass it up . . .

Antonio Banderas was absolutely wonderful as the voice of the sad-eyed kitty in Shrek 2 -- he stole the movie!     *heavy-sigh*     Isn't this just the cutest thing?

I'm sure I'll find time to sneak in a post tomorrow but, in the off chance that I don't or can't -- to everyone who visits . . . MERRY CHRISTMAS to you and yours . . . have a SAFE and WONDERFUL holiday weekend!

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