2002-11-28 - 12:59 p.m.

and as i put up the neiman marcus christmas ornaments -- struggling not to knock over the neighboring three-thousand-dollar ceramic swan* -- i busied myself by contemplating the similarities and differences between the designs of my dad and stepmom's two versace dinner sets; one is green and asian-inspired, the other is red/gold and has a sort of angel pattern, i think. i dubbed them J-lo and Louis XIV, respectively.

* the swan is similar to my mother's plastic garden swan, except not.

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