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Roxanne Tellier: Ghosts of Christmas’ Past

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 16, 2013 by segarini

Roxanne DBAWISAh, Christmas! Here you come again, you saucy temptress. We know each other well, you and I. We’ve spent so many years together, both good and bad, happy and sad, flush with cash, or miserably penniless. I know you in all of your beauty, but I also know your dark side.

December babies, like myself, are all too aware of the deviousness of parents who tell you that your birthday is very important, but just so very near to Christmas. They’ll catch you on the flip side, they say, and presents will rain down upon you like … rain. They lie.

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