Gayle Madwin (queerbychoice) wrote,
Gayle Madwin
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Christmas Loot

For Christmas I received the following books:
  • A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (from my brother)
  • The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass (from my parents)
  • Complete Pebble Mosaic Handbook by Maggie Howarth (from my parents)
  • Firescaping: Creating Fire-Resistant Landscapes, Gardens, and Properties in California's Diverse Environments by Douglas Kent (from my parents)
  • Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses by Robin Wall Kimmerer (from my parents)
  • Concrete Garden Projects: Easy & Inexpensive Containers, Furniture, Water Features & More by Malin Nilsson and Camilla Arvidsson (from my parents)
  • I, Pierre Seel, Deported Homosexual by Pierre Seel (from my parents)
  • An American Obsession: Science, Medicine, and Homosexuality in Modern Society by Jennifer Terry (from my parents)
I also received the following:
  • a new winter coat (from Susan)
  • socks (from Susan)
  • a trowel (from Susan)
  • gardening gloves (from Susan)
  • a magnifying glass (from Susan)
  • an ice cream scoop (from Susan)
  • a laser printer (for both of us from Santa Claus)
  • a potlifter (from Susan's sister Wendy)
  • a Gorillapod tripod (from my parents)
  • a collapsible canvas dog crate (from my parents)
  • liquid frisket for watercolor painting (from my parents)
  • Collapse into Now by R.E.M. (from my parents)
  • seeds of yellow lupine (Lupinus densiflorus) and tidy-tips (Layia platyglossa) (from my parents)
  • a Christmas tree ornament with Susan's and my names on it (for both of us from Susan's sister Wendy)
  • a Christmas tree ornament in the shape of a Zuni bear fetish (for both of us from my Aunt Kitty)
  • many boxes of chocolates (for both of us from my Aunt Kitty, Susan's Aunt Laurie and Uncle John, and our former neighbor Jessica, and for me from Susan)
It was a good Christmas. I hope yours was too!
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