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A lovely, quiet Christmas

I hope you’re enjoying the same. 

Wendy, Jeremy, and Jeremy’s mom, Sherri, joined me last night for Christmas Eve dinner.  We had a wonderful time, and dinner, a prime rib roast from Schwan’s (I wanted EASY) turned out well.  It was late when we parted company so I FELL into bed and slept like, well, a rock.  :)  I didn’t get up until around 10 am, which is LATE for me, and it was totally delicious. 

Now it’s nearly 5 pm on Christmas Day, and we are getting together again soon to open gifts, eat turkey and socialize.  With no small

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I was minding my own business when….

…I blundered at the Thunder Down Under show.  :)

Friends Renae Kinsey and Bill Francis took me to see this wild male-stripper show at the Excalibur in Vegas.  These guys (the performers, not Bill and Renae) are kids, really, albeit very athletic and well-built ones, and since they’re Aussie’s, they have that dry and rather irreverent sense of humor.  And do they ever strip.

So, okay, I really was minding my own business, bundled in my fake fur coat with the light-up Santa Claus pin, being a sport and ever so grateful that the room was essentially dark and absolutely packed

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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