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Christmas Note #7: “Dear Santa, All I Want for Christmas Is…”

Christmas Note #7: “Dear Santa, I’ve been very good …” So, this year from the Neiman Marcus catalog, I would like a “Bespoke Falconry Companion” or maybe that 2014 Aston Martin Vanquish Volante. After all, it’s Christmas, so money should be no object, … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #23 — Washington Square — Chris Isaak

For those who won’t be home for Christmas, and in memory of those who will never be home again. As you celebrate tomorrow, I hope you will hold tight to those you love, and savor every moment you have together.

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Christmas Note #22 — What Christmas Is

Linus got it right.

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Christmas Note #21 — Think twice before you send that card.

Okay, I’m pretty sure the ones on the first link are meant to be a joke, at least I hope so, since this is one of them. http://www.hohumcards.com/2010/12/cheesy-corny-awkward-christmas-cards-wearing-bad-christmas-sweaters/  The ones at the link below, I’m not so sure, but I love … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #20 — Nuts to You

I felt kind of guilty about talking about the mint fudge and not sharing the recipe. So, to make up for it, I’m going to tell you how to make “Hot Spicy Toasted Nuts,”  a recipe that was originally on … Continue reading

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Christmas Note # 19 — How to Wrap a Gift

From “Love Actually,” one of the few movies on my required Christmas viewing list. This clip features the brilliant Rowan Atkinson and Alan Rickman, with a brief appearance by Emma Thompson.

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Christmas Note #18 — Christmas Sweatz?

Christmas Sweatz? I’m thinking maybe a little too much eggnog?

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Christmas Note #17 — The Second Best Christmas Song Ever

I discovered the second best Christmas song ever by buying the CD with the best Christmas song ever. And reader, you will scarcely believe it, but I actually had to drive across town to find a copy of that CD, “The Edge … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #16 — Weird Christmas Books

As shared on Publishers Weekly, here’s a list of books that will greatly add to your holiday festivities. http://blogs.publishersweekly.com/blogs/PWxyz/2012/12/06/15-weird-christmas-books/ Click through to check out such treasures as It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Zombies and Dumb White Husband vs Santa, along with … Continue reading

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Christmas Note #15 — Bon Jovi with “I Wish Every Day Could Be Like Christmas”

And now, for a trip down memory lane, here’s a very young Bon Jovi and “I Wish Every Day Could Be Like Christmas.” Good heavens, would you check out those hairstyles?

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