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Another year without Elijah. Enough already.

by betsyjo on March 26, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

every year, after year, we wait for that guy. Save him a glass of our best Manishevitz grape concord and wait. Ever year. And he never shows, not ever. He doesn't write, he doesn't call.


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