I worked up an entire blog entry for my last day of bragging, full of quotes and links, but I decided the heck with it, I'd start my New Year's resolution a day early.
Instead of bragging, here's a lovely painting that King Juan Carlos and his darling wife Sofia commissioned for my Chanukah present. They sent it media mail, so it only arrived this afternoon.
I think Mr. Velazquez captured both my inner and outer beauty, even if he did keep addressing me as Infanta. Or maybe it was Infantile. I was so busy posing, I couldn't really hear him.
As I bid farewell to 2007 (waah! I really loved 2007), I'll copy here, in its entirety, my favorite review of Life As We Knew It. Harcourt probably won't be using it, but I think it's so fabulous I'm going to bold the whole thing: