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25 December 2012

A vintage little Christmas

I'm sure with all of my obsessing over typewriters, you would imagine my Christmas list to look something like this:

Sadly, it's actually much more like this:

I am a 26-year old woman, it is 2012, and, yes, I really want a good vacuum cleaner for Christmas this year. Thanks, Santa.


  1. Having received and been thrilled with a year's supply of laundry detergent for Christmas (second year in a row -- thanks, Mom!), let me just chime in and say: there is no shame in that! A good vacuum is a very handy tool for the ongoing project of happy living.

    1. And I just LOVE my new vacuum cleaner! I emptied the canister FOUR times on the first full-house cleaning. So much pet hair!