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Because everyone else is doing it... and of course, that is a good reason to do anything.

Make a post to your LJ. The post should contain your list of 10 holiday wishes. The wishes can be anything at all, from simple and fun ("I'd love a Snape/Hermione icon that's just for me") to medium ("I wish for _____ on DVD") to really big ("All I want for Christmas is a new car/computer/house/TV.") The important thing is, make sure these wishes are things you really, truly want.

If you wish for real possible things, make sure you include some sort of contact info in your post, whether it's your address or just your email address where Santa (or one of his elves) could get in touch with you.

Also, make sure you post some version of these guidelines in your LJ so that the holiday joy will spread.

Step Two
Surf around your friends-list (or friends-friends, or just random journals) to see who has posted their list. And now here's the important part:

If you see a wish you can grant, and it's in your heart to do so, make someone's wish come true. Sometimes someone's trash is another's treasure, and if you have a leather jacket you don't want or a gift certificate you won't use--or even know where you could get someone's dream pure-bred Basset Hound for free--do it.

You needn't spend money on these wishes unless you want to. The point isn't to put people out, it's to provide everyone a chance to be someone else's holiday elf--to spread the joy. Gifts can be made anonymously or not--it's your call.

There are no rules with this project, no guarantees, and no strings attached. Just...wish, and it might come true. Give, and you might receive. And you'll have the joy of knowing you made someone's holiday special.


My wishes:

1. To be home for Christmas (and praise God, I have an airline ticket for just such a purpose!!!).

2. For Jana to come visit me next semester. (Praying hard for this one.)

3. Starbucks giftcard.

4. Find a job for next year (lol, not like anyone can really grant this wish for me)

5. Miss Potter DVD.

6. Cheesecake on my birthday.

7. Bagels. :-)

8. Mexican food. (Can you tell I miss some facets of American life?)

9. A new purse (brown or black, canvas bookbag style).

10. A good haircut.
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