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Sunday, December 24, 2006

Merry Christmas and Book #59 - Admissions

I got up this morning to go to mass. It was so pretty. All the poinsettias and the huge Nativity scene. Looked so nice. I love all that. I had wanted to go to Midnight Mass this evening, but I don't have anyone to go with me, so I am opting to go tomorrow morning when the hubs is back home. I hope next year I get to go.

Admissions is set in New York City. The book centers around the New York scene of trying to get one's child into the "right" school. There are 2 main characters who are also best friends - Helen, the mother of a girl, currently going into the admissions process and Sara, the director of admissions at the school where Helen's daughter currently attends. There is a lot of outside drama and a colorful cast of characters so I was pretty much sucked in right at the beginning. I read it fairly quickly - less than a week. I recommend it even if you just read it for comic value.

Well, the rest of my day will be baking pies, watching movies and watching the Steelers hopefully put an ass whoppin' to Baltimore. The last game they played was pretty damn ugly so let's hope my boys bring their A game. I doubt I have time to post later, so all of you please have a wonderful Christmas or whatever it is you celebrate. I hope all of your days are filled with laughter, thoughtful gifts, easy exchanges for the thoughtLESS gifts, no in law drama, and a magic fairy to come clean up the mess later.

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Elizabeth at 11:30 AM



at 11:50 AM Blogger Toes in the sand said...

I will go to midnight mass with you! I love midnight mass too.

Have a great Christmas girl. I hope Santa is good to you.

at 1:36 PM Blogger TBG said...

Merry Christmas SFG!

I hope you have a great holiday!

at 2:18 PM Blogger Nap Queen said...

Merry Christmas SFG!

at 2:29 PM Blogger Cat said...

Have a Merry Christmas!
Sounds like a great day planned!

at 3:24 PM Blogger Football Widow said...

Merry Christmas!

at 9:49 PM Blogger Sometimes Saintly Nick said...

Have a merry Christmas and a blessed 2007!

at 11:52 PM Blogger Tammy said...


Can I go to mass with you? I'm not catholic or anything.

at 10:55 AM Blogger Kami said...

Oh, we're having a NYE party here at the casa. You are expected to be here.

at 2:39 PM Blogger Pissy Britches said...

Merry Christmas girl.
I heart you & hope you got everything you wished for.

at 4:39 PM Blogger Annejelynn said...

A day late, but hope you had a very merry chrimpus and All the best to you and yours! and have a great New Year!

at 8:03 PM Blogger JD's Rose said...

I hope Santa played nice!



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