Monthly Archives: December 2018

Did You Survive the Christmas Holiday?

Planning, shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, baking, working a public job, maybe, and between handling all the extra curricular activities can be exhausting during the Christmas holiday. I know. I didn’t plan far enough ahead to keep the jitters away. But … Continue reading

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Cards, Reflection & Renewed Hope

This time of year, the pace of life seems to increase as the light decreases. By winter solstice, the longest night of the year, which is this Friday, the magic and the reality of the season will be in full … Continue reading

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Fun with Photos

I love finding places where you can play with photos for blog posts and Facebook posts. Thanks, The Book Designer for telling me about PhotoFunia.com It is so simple to use. This took literally 10 seconds to make and upload: … Continue reading

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Stories make us who we are

This time of year is all about the stories. We’re starting to think about family get-togethers, foods that come out for our special festivals, ghosts of festivals past… Do you remember the time that Grandmother took several glasses too many … Continue reading

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Why We Need Friends

“In friendship…we think we have chosen our peers. In reality a few years’ difference in the dates of our births, a few more miles between certain houses, the choice of one university instead of another…the accident of a topic being … Continue reading

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Travel at Holiday Time

Travel is generally good, fantastic even. Any travel at holiday time, especially when one is in the Northern Hemisphere, is special. As a small-town girl from the little redwood hamlet of La Honda, California, cities are not my favorite, whether … Continue reading

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Snow! Save it for a White Christmas

It’s that wonderful time of year when everyone begins to think about snow, holly, Christmas trees, etc. The Christians celebrate Christmas, the Jews celebrate Hanukkah, and add a few extra holidays in there such as Kwanzaa, Yule, and also the … Continue reading

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