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Pollyanna Christmas 2010 Edition

Posted Dec. 7, 2010 by John Woltman

Now includes Aunt Mary, John #003, and Scott!

Christmas! Lists! Here! 



  • Corinna, Corinna
  • A Christmas Carol (Patrick Stewart version)
  • Jeff Dunham - Insanity Video


  • Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language by Steven Pinker
  • It's a Book by Lane Smith
  • The Once and Future King by T.H. White

Pierced Ear Rings

Errant Prack

  • Subscription to Mental Floss
  • T-Qualizer (Size M) from Think Geek
  • Very sturdy large umbrella
  • Top notch thermal cup for my car (keep coffee hot for hours)
  • Hot dill pickles from Saturday's Market (Middletown, PA)
  • Gift certificate for Amazon or iTunes
  • Pottery mugs
  • Chocolate



Miscellaneous Objects

  • Ravensburger Mixed Pasta 1,500-pc. Puzzle
  • Book: Color Me Vegan by Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
  • DVDs: "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "The Girl Who Played With Fire" (the Swedish ones)
  • Flavored coffee, preferably whole beans
  • Gift certificate to Bath, Bath, Bath, Bath, Bed, Bath and Beyond, or Borders

John #3

I am having trouble of thinking of anything for $50.00

If you are going to send it maybe a pressure cooker.

Or a pair of shorts from

Also, you might want to see if an amazon gift certificate can be sent and redeemed to a Dominican Address. 

John #4

I will refer you to the canonical list here.  No sense in maintaining two of them.  Note: flashlights are cool.

Dr. Kristen

The esteemed doctor notes:

We doctors prefer specific gift cards. We do not want the generic Visa gift card that is good anywhere. :) 
  • Long underwear (especially bottoms) if you want to get me the sweet expensive kind try Gabriel brothers b/c otherwise they are like $50 a pair. 
  • $50 gift certificate for Sonnewald Natural Foods
  • Flavored coffee
  • Cash, in small, unmarked bills.
  • $50 gift certificate to Borders

Aunt Mary

Wrightsville Inn gift card - Wrightsville Inn Hotel --- they say hotel but they are a restaurant and they have awesome food --- cream of crab soup, prime rib and a huge crab cake……but they are not on the internet – I don’t think….but sometimes has a deal or sometimes the radio station 96.1 online does.

601 S Front St
Wrightsville, PA 17368


"All I want this year is a gold zippo they have at the watch shop at the mall for like 20 30 bucks."