Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Traditions and Memories

The live trees are bare, soon to be disposed of. The decorations are back in their boxes. The candle lights that graced the window sills are dark. Christmas 2018 is now history. But before it passes completely, a few traditions … Continue reading

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The Gift(s) of the Season

With only a few days left until Christmas, many people are scurrying around finishing up last minute shopping. Then there are those whose shopping has not involved scurrying around at all. Many of those have had Amazon and other deliveries … Continue reading

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The Gift(s) of Friends

This is the most wonderful time of the year! And when I say “this,” I am referring to Thanksgiving to New Years, with Christmas a very important part of the season.  Our family hosted 64 family members for Thanksgiving, with … Continue reading

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Mike’s Christmas Tradition

  Those of you who know me, either in person or through my writings, know how important traditions are to me.  One of my favorite traditions isn’t even mine, although I get to celebrate it each year.  This tradition belongs … Continue reading

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A Magical Time of the Year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  You are probably singing the lyrics of that song while you read those words!  Most people would agree that this is a wonderful or even most wonderful time of the year.   There … Continue reading

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What We Say Matters

I just returned from a very quick (one day!) trip to Manhattan.  I love being in the city, especially during the Christmas season.  So, going for one day is better than not being able to be there at all, especially … Continue reading

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Keeping Less, So Others Can Have More

This time each year I find myself in a funk.  It is between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  While I know there are many people who now decorate for Christmas even before Thanksgiving, I cannot do that.   Thanksgiving is such a … Continue reading

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