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Have a Mediocre Holiday

Say ‘yes’ to being a holiday underachiever

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I hope I reach you before The Madness sweeps you away. Chances are it doesn’t have you in its grip quite yet, though it could be close. Or perhaps you are already succumbing.

And just what is The Madness? It is Everything You Must Do in Order to Have a Great Holiday. It is fulfilling grand expectations, whether your own or those of someone else’s. Maybe…



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