Christmas Morning Agenda, Circa 1969

Men:

Wake at 8:00 a.m.

Shave

Put on pants

Eat a few sugar cookies

Go to a movie

Home to drink too much eggnog and watch the kids fight over gifts

Sleep it off

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Women:

Wake at 5:30 a.m.

Take rollers out of hair

Style hair

Apply makeup

Squeeze into holiday pantsuit and heels

Make stuffing

Put turkey in oven

Peel potatoes

Get kids out of bed

Get kids dressed

Give kids sugar cookies and plop them in front of Rudolph rerun

Make green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, creamed onion casserole

Bake pies

Mash potatoes

Set the table

Clean up broken ornaments and scold kids

Go to movie

Home to secret stash of vodka

Watch kids fight over gifts

Quick dust and vacuum before 20 guests arrive

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