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wayne-j-street's picture
Dec.23.2009
My favorite Christmas was last year, 2008.  It was our first Christmas with our son William.  Our first Christmas as a family.  I got Tiffany a special diamond pendant to commenerate the occasion.  It was great to see William who was 10 months old look at the lights, the tree, and open the...
rebecca-brown's picture
Dec.23.2009
When I was a tadpole in London, England there was no one particularly favorite Xmas, although there was a very sad & drab one the year my Daddy died. Xmas was, as my English mistress said (hush now, back in the '50s that was how we called our teachers!), an acceptable form cuz when handwritten...
tania-hershman's picture
Dec.07.2009
Ok, here is the hard-nosed self-promotional author side of me coming out! If you have a gap in your Christmas/Chanukah/Divali/Yule present list and you're looking to buy something for someone who loves books, how about a Salt Bundle? My book is part of the "Contemporary Student" bundle,...
bob-levin's picture
Apr.10.2009
The his and her’s matching sets of faux medieval weaponry Michal got for his wedding? They were from me. The furry, lime green toilet seat cover in our bathroom? It’s from him. So is the life-size Marilyn Monroe cut-out, her skirt billowing about her thighs, that stands above the hot air vent in...
catherine-nagle's picture
Mar.04.2009
One Christmas Eve, shortly after my parents put us children to bed, we started playing upstairs in our bedrooms.  My sisters and I were giggling over the silliest of things, and my brothers were wrestling with one another and jumping on their beds.  My parents must have been worn-out from...
anne-brooke's picture
Feb.14.2009
Still sick, my dears, dammit - not a great way to spend Valentine's Day really - though between Lord H and myself, we have gathered together a satisfying collection of books, chocolates, flowers and cards, so we are doing our bit to support the great saint (who apparently is buried in Birmingham,...
anne-brooke's picture
Dec.27.2008
Phew. That's over for another year then. Hope all your Christmases were as good as they could possibly be. Lord H and I have had a lovely couple of days, highlights of which included: 1. Visiting the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust at Arundel and having an exceptionally cold walk on Boxing Day. We had...