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December 25, 2012


Merry Christmas to you, too, Michael! Lovely post. We just watched CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT, as we have every year without fail for the last twenty or thirty or so. I always felt Alexander Yardley chuckling out, "Merry Christmas," was so much more delightful than "Merry Christmas Bedford Falls." But to each his own. And yes,
only the Sims' A CHRISTMAS CAROL for my DVD.

Happy New Year to you, too. Here's a toast ...

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