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Christmas Eve. Slept til eleven. Dick so tired he couldn’t sleep. After lunch he went with Daddy to New-Port. I went to Barn View for stocking stuff. Then downtown with Mather + Winnie. Bookshelf for Ann Merrill + odds + Ends. Miniature Dept. Store. Stopped at Kidders – missed Bill. Stopped at Drugstore + Saw Marian. Saw Gen at the sport shop. Home + Mather, Winnie, Dick + I decorated the Xmas tree. Went to Barnview at 5:30. Couple of drinks + then lovely roast beef dinner. Down to church, the living creche + the candle light service – beautiful as always. Home + had a beer with Daddy + saw him nicely to bed at 9:30. Over to Barnview. Hilary wrapping. Jimmy on vacation + a bit tight – euphemism – Hilary a little annoyed Jimmy too conservative + dogmatic – but hell – compared to Las Vegas – Wow! Home + more to drink + wrapped stocking things – Bed about 1:30 or 2 –