Christmas is here, 2010 is coming

I hope you’re all enjoying your Christmas – the family, the food, and not least of all, the gifts (and remember, if you have a new Kindle, or an iPad with a Kindle app, the price of Schulz’s Youth has been cut to $4.99 for the time being).

But let’s also remember that the year is coming to an end, and that if you want to make a tax-deductible donation to charity (say, your local food bank) and have it apply to this year’s taxes, the time is running out. And with the recent tax cut extension, there’s not much reason to push that donation off to next year.

I’m in a house full of cousins and in-laws, and they’re calling me to lunch. Peace, all.

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