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Incoming Mail--Michele in New Mexico

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More Christmas-themed mail from my sister.



Incoming Mail--Christmas Cards

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From my great-nephew William in New Mexico to Maya.
From my niece Amanda in New Mexico.
Postcard from my new postcard pal Sarah in Wisconsin.
Envelope from my longterm friend and pen pal Barbara in South Carolina.
From my longterm friend and pen pal Penny in Canada.

Incoming Mail--Wanda in Canada

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Letter and card made by Wanda.

Incoming Mail--Christmas Cards

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From the lovely Limner in Texas, who blogs over at Oh, Write Me!
From my friend and pen pal Joanna in Poland, who blogs over at Postcards from. . . From my co-worker and friend Becky.
From my great-nephew William in New Mexico to Maya.

Current Little Pleasures

Gingerbread Frappuccino

I Fall Apart by Post Malone

Polish chocolate.  I may need to move to Poland, Joanna!

Currently on Day 5 of my 10-day vacation from work.  Lovely!

A quiet, relaxing Christmas Eve and Christmas Day with the family.

Incoming Mail--Christmas Cards

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Postcard from pen pal and friend Fish in Taiwan. From friend and former supervisor Becky in Oregon. From friend and former co-worker Shirley in Lincoln.
From my sister Laura in Iowa.
From new postcard pen pal and friend Hans in Sweden.
From my great-nephew William in New Mexico.

Incoming Mail--Michele in New Mexico

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All cards from my sister.






Incoming Mail--Christmas Cards

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From my longterm pen pal and friend Claudia in California.
My friend Joel in Arizona that I send postcards.
My longterm pen pal and friend Sherri Kay in Wisconsin.
My longterm card pen pal and friend Sue in North Carolina.
Postcard from new postcard pen pal and friend Melyssa in Colorado. 

Incoming Mail--Christmas Cards

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From my longterm pen pal and friend Barbara in South Carolina.
From my maternal cousin Carla in Nebraska.

From my new pen pal and friend Tracy in Texas.
From our realtor Eric Brown in Lincoln.
From my employer.  Go Creighton Bluejays!
From my paternal aunt Norma in Oklahoma.

Current Little Pleasures

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri  (My favorite movie of the year.)

Ten Thousand Villages  (Shopping for jewelry, Christmas tree ornaments, etc. with Maya last night.)

Marshmello--Silence featuring Khalid

Susan Branch winter-themed free stuff

Purple Pentel EnerGel Liquid Gel Ink Pen

Decorating the Christmas tree (Each ornament holds a different memory--made by Maya, first Christmas together as a couple, Maya's first Christmas, made by my mom, gifts from friends and family over the years, etc.)

Looking forward to Christmas weekend, including a week off from work, dinner with my goddaughter on Friday evening, church on Christmas Eve with Maya, opening presents with Herb and Maya on Christmas, and making lots of good memories!

Sweet SJ

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First visit to Santa.  Yep, that is exactly how it generally goes.

Incoming Mail--Wanda in Canada

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Raccoon card and letter.

Outgoing Mail--December 1-15, 2017

Cards and Letters to Penny in Canada, Laura in Iowa, Tami in Oregon, Joanna in Poland, Karen in Denmark, and Michele in New Mexico.

Letters to Tami in Oregon, Michele in New Mexico, and Wanda in Canada

Cards to Iris in Oregon, Sue in North Carolina, Shon in Nebraska, Claudia in California, Becky in Oregon, Mom in Nebraska, Mom in South Carolina, Billy in Wisconsin, Terri in California, Steph in Minnesota, Norma in Oklahoma, Limner in Texas, Keli in Nebraska, and Jenn in Texas.

Postcards to Jenn in Texas, Trysha in Alabama, Joel in Arizona, Amanda in New Mexico, Liz in Iowa, and Sarah in Wisconsin.


Incoming Mail--Mom in Nebraska

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Christmas card from my mom.

Incoming Mail--Joanna in Poland

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Cute priority mail sticker.

Quotes

“The world isn’t fair, Calvin.” “I know, Dad, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor?”
~~Bill Watterson, The Essential Calvin and Hobbes:A Calvin Hobbes Treasury

Samantha:  "When you don't have anything, you don't have anything to lose.  Right?"
Randy:  "That's a cheerful thought."
~~Sixteen Candles




Incoming Mail--Sherri Kay in Wisconsin

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Back of the envelope.

Outgoing Mail--Melyssa in Colorado

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Capri postcard.

Current Little Pleasures

My mom's cherry pie.

Alias Grace on Netflix (based on the Margaret Atwood novel).

Monsieur Big Mascara from Lancome.

Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark.

Studio Carta scissors.

Christmas return address labels from Toodle Loo Workshop.

Incoming Mail--Becky in Oregon

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Gorgeous card.

Outgoing Mail--November 16-30, 2017

Cards and Letters to Wanda in Canada, Sherri Kay in Wisconsin, Barbara in South Carolina, Michele in New Mexico, Jenn in Texas, Laura in Iowa, Liz in Iowa, Amanda in New Mexico, and Terri in California.

Letters to Karen in Wisconsin, Michele in New Mexico, and Wanda in Canada.

Cards to Sue in North Carolina, Fish in Taiwan, Becky in Oregon, Claudia in California, Paige in Iowa, Jenn in Texas, Barbara in South Carolina, and Iris in Oregon.

Postcards to Steph in Minnesota, Trysha in Alabama, Jenn in Texas, Joel in Arizona, Michele in New Mexico, SJ in Iowa, Sarah in Wisconsin, William in New Mexico, Melyssa in Colorado, and Becky in Oregon.