I really don't know what to ask you for (yet). It's been such a great and exciting year, all things considered. I think I pretty much have everything a girl could want.
I guess I'll just ask for more of the same: love, friendship, health, dancing, travel and maybe some more shoes from Remix.
If I think of anything else, do I still have a few more days to in get my request, or is there a cutoff date?
PS.: Santa, if I were you, I'd use the chimney in the front room. But you probably knew that already.
Tina and Alex already posted their favorite Christmas movie.
It just isn't Christmas for me unless I've watched my favorite double feature: Jean Shepard's charming A Christmas Story and the classic British film Scrooge (1951). Both films are presented in their entirety (but in sections) on youtube, thanks to some devoted fans. Scrooge can't be embedded but if you click on this link, you'll get to the first part and then you can take it from there.
Of course, I'd recommend you get the DVDs. And a box of kleenex for when you watch Scrooge. It's the best version of all of The Christmas Carol movies. Promise.
Here's a funny little coincidence: The Boy looks a lot like Ralphie, except he isn't blond. But he does have those exact same glasses and a big dimple. And he is always getting into trouble.
If I am not watching these movies, then I might be working on drinking my year's supply of egg nog while listening to Vince Guaraldi's jazzy classic Charlie Brown Christmas or David Sedaris' stupendously hilarious story of Crumpet the Elf in the epic Santaland Diaries.
(Small question: why isn't egg nog available all year round? I don't think that's right.)
Happy Happy Happy Holidays to all of you!
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Friday, December 21, 2007