January 1st, 2009

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A toast

edge_dancer's traditional toast: "Ladies and gentlemen, here's to the New Year -- and may it be a damn sight better than the last!"

And my own: My friends, may the coming year bring you all of what you need, enough of what you want, and as little as possible of that which is neither.
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Another benefit auction

Lois McMaster Bujold books, autographed. Auction to benefit "S.J. Tucker, a.k.a. Sooj, musician and fun-inciter, [who] has been having unfortunate medical adventures lately, involving all sorts of alarums and excursions that are now pointing to appendicitis." Self-employed musicians typically don't have health insurance, and, well, hospital visits, tests, and probable surgery ain't cheap.

Comments disabled; go to elisem's LJ at the link there if you want to bid.