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Xmas room Ktichen Xmas

Well, this is more than you want to see of my kitchen and dining room but it DOES show an apple pie, freshly baked, and a lot of Xmas gifts, unopened.  But that was three days ago.

Now grandchildren have come and gone after two nights here, and tonight my SF daughter will be here with friends. It is raining...snow is melting away...and now we head toward New Years and 2009.....Resolutions and Inauguration and whatever surprises, probably both good and bad, are still in store for us. 

My major resolution is to finish the book manuscript I've been wrestling with for too long. I wonder if a professional wrestler ever thinks: Enough wrestling, I'm just going to break this guy's back and get it done.   That's how I'm feeling.

My grandsons gave their mom a kitten---now named Roscoe--for Christmas.

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She is a good sport---and likes cats.  I am a good sport, but more of a dog person, so I hope any live gifts that ever come my way are in the canine department. My grown kids have all had both cats and dogs (Except for my late son Grey, who was very allergic to cats) so I have had many more grandanimals than grandchildren.

Fellow writer and friend (and neighbor) Kathryn Lasky canme over with her husband, son, daughter-in-law, and darling new baby granddaughter Lulu, age 5 months, on Christmas Day.  So I was telling grandson Rhys, just turned 8 years old, what he was like at that age...and mainly the operative adjective was HUGE. Odd, because now he is a normal-sized second-grade boy, but he was a giant baby. Not sure this photo really shows that. But here is Rhys, eight years ago, age 3 months, with his basketball-sized head.

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Krista Monday, 29 November 1999

Great picture! I used to have that same conversation with my students. I think I'll revisit that topic when my fifth grade graduate gets home from Beach Bums camp.

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ojimenez Monday, 29 November 1999

There is a poster in my daughter's wall that gives me chills when I walk into her room. It's the face of an actor who plays...(let me go to her room and get the name)...ok, "Edward" He's the main character on the movie Twilight. (My daughter has not seen the movie. She read the book when visiting her older cousins)
She spotted the Twilight posters in the bargain bin at a bookstore, selling for a buck, so she had to have one. When we got home she ripped the plastic and unrolled the poster. The look on her face when she saw the picture resembled the look she gets when she sees green beans on her dinner plate!
Yuck! she said. "I thought he was a lot more handsome in the book." There are no pictures of the characters in any of the book series!
P.s. like your new profile photo.

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Jes Monday, 29 November 1999

I just got my copy of Gossamer back, actually, after loaning it to a colleague to read to her daughter. They loved it so much they could hardly part with it; I love it too much to give up my copy! I do think it's very interesting how he had a real place to link to his imagination, and the observation that others don't have that same image is interesting also. I wonder who he thinks has the upperhand?

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