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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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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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Thankful

Thanksgiving has come and gone for another year.  Of our 57 relatives and friends who graced our tables, only Tara, our oldest daughter and her family, husband Stephen, and daughters Mary Grace, Elsie, and Virginia, and Uncle Barry remain.  They … Continue reading

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Just Because You Have Space Does Not Mean That You Have Room for More Stuff!

  Daughter Tara spoke those words last week when she was in Raleigh.  These few days later, I do not even remember the context, but her words ring so clearly in my mind. I know that I have too much … 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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