Speaking of Christmas ...
As requested by our families, I'm posting the 'Official Christmas Wish Lists' of Rob and I. Warning: this list is apt to grow and be fine tuned over next few days/weeks.
Book: “Against the Day” by Thomas Pynchon
Size 9.5 Nike cross trainers
Book: “The Road” by Cormac McCarthy
Book: "The Echo Maker" by Richard Powers
DVD Set (Widescreen version): "West Wing: Season 7"
DVD Set (Regular version): "Columbo" - any of the seasons
A Winter Coat
Personalized address stamp with the new address
Bedside tables (dark/chocolate brown)
Fun looking mailbox
Christmas decorations, in particular a refillable advent calendar
Gift certificate - Yarn store, RW&Co, Home Depot, Ikea, iTunes
Car stereo with aux hookup for mp3 players
Eyeshadow from MAC (not the kind in the container but the magnetic one .. I have a holder)