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December 4th, 2008 (03:55 am)

current mood: nostalgic

This is Hallmark's 1995 Holiday Memories Barbie. She was designed to commemorate 85 years of Hallmark, who described her as wearing an early twentieth century outfit (with "faux fur") to go shopping for holiday postcards on a snowy afternoon. I think she's got the right idea. In these days of e-mail, texting, and easy accessibility by phone, there's something special about getting a card, a letter, or a postcard in snail-mail. Receiving and sending cards are two of the things I like best about December.

On this day last year, The Compound was in upheaval, Tim was in Maine, and Rex was lonesome. And as always, I was thinking about my friend John and imagining what trouble he'd be charming his way out of if he were still around.


If you own any of the books in the opposite side bar and would like them signed, mail them to:
P.O. Box 924104
Houston, TX 77292
Please include three dollars for return postage. Thank you.

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