Monthly Archives: December 2016

A New Year Awaits

It happens every year.  Another year dawns, and another year passes.  At the beginning of a new year many people take stock of what they accomplished, or failed to accomplish, in the year that just passed.  They also make what … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Season

One of the most wonderful aspects of the Holiday season that comes at this time of the year is the common practice of being nicer than one may be at other times. This year, however, I sense a difference.  It … Continue reading

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Memories on our Tree

Last week I posted about my dilemma regarding whether to put up a Christmas tree this year, mainly because we will not be home much during the holiday season, including Christmas morning.  I probably left my readers with the expectation … Continue reading

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The Presence of Joy

This is the season for excess in many things.  Excess spending.  Excess social events.  Excess decorating.  Excess food.  Excess stress.  How to deal with all of this and maintain the spirit of the season is the question.  I am writing … Continue reading

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