We don’t know about you, dear readers, but Christmas gives us all those warm, fuzzy feelings: Of years past, of childhood, and all the magic that goes hand in hand with the holiday season.
When I was probably ... age 6? 8? 10? (I don’t know), I was *dying* to receive this mermaid doll, and when you squeezed her stomach, she sang a song. She was intended to be used in the water, and I remember thinking that if Santa brought me that doll, I’d play with her EVERY day for the rest of my life.
First of all, it was so hard to get her song to play -- I did get the gift, which you’ve probably gathered by now, but I remember practically jumping on her to get it to work. 🤣 All in all, I’m sure I played with the thing for a few weeks, then promptly forgot about it until my mom donated the toy or we just plain threw it out.
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