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The 12 Days of Christmas

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I heard today on the radio a question - what do people do on vacation that they rarely do at home? The answer was - order dessert in a restaurant. What? Are you kidding me? Dessert is the best bit, just like a gift shop is in a museum.  These must be the same people who go to Panera bread and when offered the bread, chips or apple, they brightly say apple. Really? An apple? In the place that has bread in its name and dough that boasts miracles, you order the apple. If you know me, you know that I have an incredible relationship with food. We either love and glorify in one another, fear and ignore one another, insult and delight one another, all on the same day - or I should say all just after breakfast. We have broken up many times. My friends have held me as I've cried, declaring that we are never, ever getting back together. Then gradually the special offers begin and the flattery coupons are shared and I hear myself say - This time McDonalds will treat me differently. I will have t…