Chooey Ponderings — 1940s
Posted by Sue Lee on
For me, the first weeks of January can feel pretty depressing after the weeks of Christmas anticipation – suddenly, there's nothing much to look forward to, you feel obliged to assume a state of permanent guilt regarding anything remotely enjoyable, and is there anything sadder than the sight of all those faded Christmas trees heartlessly abandoned in the gutter, or sprawled across pavements like arboreal winoes? "I used to be something!" they seem to bellow. "You shoulda seen me a couple of weeks ago – lights! Tinsel! I was beatiful, I tell ya – beautiful... " before being slung into...
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