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Old 12-25-2012, 04:38 AM   #1
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Merry Christmas!

My gift you is ME!
I kid, but seriously, hello everyone. Just discovered AW yesterday, I know, shoot meh!
I'm from Uk, London, any other Londoners here? I'm not fussy, just curious.

This place is packed with stuff I don't even know where to start.... Any suggestions?

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It is 2: 14 a.m. Christmas morning in western Kansas. The sky is foggy. The night is 19* with enough breeze to send the tumble weeds ambling; no snow as yet but there is still hope for the sled that is under the tree. The ponies in the corral down the road are speaking horse again. The owl is owling. The neighbors are home from midnight mass--pulling out all the stops--Los Tigres del Norte and cerveza. The tias are inside around the tree; the tios are outside making barbacoa and telling stories in Spanish. I think that is what woke me. No sweat--nice to see people having a good time together. I imagine that when our celebration starts at eleven all the neighbors will be asleep. Anyway, I'm going to have a glass of wine and try to write a little--a second Merry Christmas to all !--s6

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It is 2: 14 a.m. Christmas morning in western Kansas. The sky is foggy. The night is 19* with enough breeze to send the tumble weeds ambling; no snow as yet but there is still hope for the sled that is under the tree. The ponies in the corral down the road are speaking horse again. The owl is owling. The neighbors are home from midnight mass--pulling out all the stops--Los Tigres del Norte and cerveza. The tias are inside around the tree; the tios are outside making barbacoa and telling stories in Spanish. I think that is what woke me. No sweat--nice to see people having a good time together. I imagine that when our celebration starts at eleven all the neighbors will be asleep. Anyway, I'm going to have a glass of wine and try to write a little--a second Merry Christmas to all !--s6
No rest fr the wicked, you must be on santa's naughty list lol
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