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National Lampoon’s Auto-Rudolph Cross Country Adventure December 28, 2013

Dear wonderful readers,

I hope that you have had a fantastic Christmas or whatever holiday you celebrate, if any. I offer to you my deepest apologies for not having posted on Christmas. I was in the car driving from Pennsylvania to Arizona. Spending the 24th, 25th and 26th of December in the car could have been a horrible fate to suffer, but my dear friends, I found a way out of the doom.

First, my mother made me a bag of Christmas goodies to be opened in stages.

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That combined with the antlers and glowing noses my sister gave us had the effect of making us look slightly more insane as the hours passed.

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When I locked the keys in the car in Arkansas, I was wearing a paper hat, and my husband was wearing a Santa hat. We were the happiest looking people to be stuck on the wrong side of their car doors on Christmas.

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Our car Pam ran very well! And she kept her antlers and glowing nose for the whole ride! Well, an antler did fly away when I rolled the window down to throw out an apple. We circled back on the highway to get it… I was crying, so my husband had to.

He almost lost an antler at a toll plaza, but with reflexes built from his quidditch training, he caught the antler as it flew through the air outside the car. I married a ninja.

But we made it to Arizona and have begun our next adventure. So happy almost New Year to you all, and have a wonderful weekend!

Warmest regards,
Megan

P.S. – I am almost done with the line edits on The Tethering! You should go to my author blog at meganorussell.com to read all about it. It’s a young adult fantasy novel, and soon I’ll have cover art and everything!

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