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Christmas Wish List

wishlistWhen I was a kid, I always enjoyed putting together my Christmas wish list. I'd go through the Montgomery Wards catalog and circle anything that looked moderately interesting (can't believe my parents never bought me that kid sized tube you can crawl through). I also would write out a list to help members of my family find me the perfect gift. I remember one year I wrote, "NO CANDLES" on my list. So imagine my irritation when I got a giant box, filled with shredded paper. There was a string taped to the side of the box, which said "follow me." So I followed the string along until I got to a used birthday candle. Ha ha, very funny. What WAS funny was the record album that was taped to the inside of the box...every one could see it but me! Eventually I caught on.   Thanks John, by the way. When I was a bit younger (around 8 or 9), one item on my list caused some confusion for my dad. I remember him calling me from Shopko. He asked, "this list says Don't Cook Your Goose. Is that something you want, or do you just not want me to spend too much on presents?" What? Spend too much on presents? That concept wasn't familiar to me. Actually it was a game, which involved balancing little goose shape pieces on a pan.... I did get that for Christmas..and oh the joy! Hours of entertainment! I don't believe this game is made any more..but you can get the gist of it here.

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