And a Merry Christmas to you!
Oh, all right! So it’s October. Don’t be such a sorehead. Some people just like to get an early start. Or in my case a late start, since I haven’t sent out Christmas cards for the past 5 years or so.
The truth is, my husband and love of my life Gene always did our Christmas cards and since he died, I haven’t found the true grit to take over his job. It was one he loved to do and I wish he was still here doing it.
I decided to show you the first one he produced 51 years ago – in 1959. People always thought I was their author but my role was really minor. I’m scanning it in sections so you can read it and so you can see the typos. I don’t think he knew how to change the ribbon on the typewriter and in those days we had too many other things to change – like three at a time in diapers.
So here goes.