Category Archives: Holidays

Easter Memories






Weather permitting, the Saturday before Easter my dad mowed the plush carpet of green that was thriving as a result of frequent spring showers and gently warming temperatures following the release of winter’s grip. After my dad finished, I gathered … Continue reading

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Valentine Humor






The arrival of the local newspaper and the anticipation of reading the most recent comics is an integral part of my husband’s daily routine. He  purchases a subscription when “specials” are offered for direct delivery to our home, and for … Continue reading

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Valentine Mystery






Sorting through miscellaneous stationery from my mom’s collection of unused notecards, I discovered this delightful Valentine’s Day greeting. It’s sweet, simple, and was purchased for the very affordable price of 45 cents… and to think I am always on the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cleanup






The ambiance of a winter power outage envelops me once again, as the gentle purr of mechanical fans delivering warm air from the furnace, along with the background hum of various computers, has grown silent. While the dim light from … Continue reading

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“Glory to God in the Highest”






    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men… Luke 2:14  KJV   Joy To The World & Merry Christmas!        

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“Silent Night”






As I heard once again the beloved classic Christmas carol, it evoked sweet memories of my mom, and with it, the simple truth of the meaning of Christmas. Months-turned-into-years since her passing, but with the imminent approach of Christmas, whenever … Continue reading

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Santa & Me






Though I barely recall his HO-HO-HO, Memories flood in from long ago. Cookies for Santa and dolls for me, Gifts piled high under the Christmas Tree.   Child-like dreams soon take flight, Forever changed by a glorious light. Months and … Continue reading

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Traditions: Thanksgiving Marathon






tra·di·tion noun \trə-ˈdi-shən\ : a way of thinking, behaving, or doing something that has been used by the people in a particular group, family, society, etc., for a long time : the stories, beliefs, etc., that have been part of … Continue reading

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Wednesday Gifts






  You may wonder what Wednesdays and gifts have in common, to which I respond “Everything!” The concept of a Wednesday gift is a familiar expression in my family and was purchased at a dear price by my husband along … Continue reading

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Spring’s Awakening






Gently nudged by the warm air, an explosion of blooms imparting a delicate perfume, announce the arrival of spring. Trees that have been asleep are roused from their long slumber, and plants hidden safely in the ground throughout the gray … Continue reading

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