Category Archives: holidays

Random thoughts and the cabin in my head…

The real holiday season has begun with Thanksgiving  yesterday.  I am grateful to attend a wonderful dinner, along with my mom, at a friend’s house nearby.  The range of ages yesterday was 10 months-91 years.  It was relaxing, congenial, fun … Continue reading

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The season of giving…

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted anything.  My apologies.  While I admit my job uses up most of my energy, I have to learn to take time for my writing.  But then, I need to get back to … Continue reading

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The Holiday “Season”

The word ‘season’ is a misnomer in regard to the holidays.  Our American calendar has morphed into a calendar-oriented, capitalistic piece of paper.  I’m all for capitalism but not at the loss of meaningful moments. I am disheartened when I … Continue reading

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Feeling grateful…

My battery of medical tests are done for now and I am extremely thankful for positive results.  Now that they’re over I will get back on my journey in earnest.  I’d like to lose several pounds before the holidays.  Drove … Continue reading

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Family

There are three of us in my family:  my mom, her brother and me.  They’re part of Tom Brokaw’s “Greatest Generation” and deserve to be.  Though my uncle continues to experience a myriad of health problems and related surgeries, his … Continue reading

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Holiday music…and Romance

“Frosted windowpanes, candles gleaming inside…,” “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…,” “Adeste fideles, laeti triumphantes…,”  “O Holy Night…”  These are just a few opening lines from some of my holiday favorites.  I have a penchant for rich voices so I tend to … Continue reading

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