Tag Archives: Christmas

Merry Christmas from our little house in the woods

This is a virtual Christmas card winging through invisible ethers to find you in your own neck of the woods. Whether you’re celebrating the holy-days in your apartment, condo, city house, country land, north woods prairie, beach, small town–I am … Continue reading

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Lonely at Christmastime?

Here we are. Sitting at the doorstep of Christmas, knocking. Hello, Christmas, 2020. How shall we celebrate you, herald you into our hearts this year? Many of us are alone or semi-alone this holy-day season. We’re isolating in family groups … Continue reading

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Christmas passion (fruit) in the north woods

Look at the surprise Christmas gift we received from our daughter and her husband! Exotic tropical fruits arrived at our little house in the woods from down south in Miami a couple of days ago. We hardly know what anything … Continue reading

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Oops. Confession.

You win some, you lose some, right? On November 19th, just before Thanksgiving turkey, I vowed to give the house a thorough cleaning by Christmas. Even though our little house in the woods is always very neat and tidy–I sometimes … Continue reading

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Blowing bubblegum with ya

If you trotted over here this morning expecting a deep dive into emotions and thoughts and spirituality–you may be disappointed! Life wants to talk about ordinary stuff today. Such as? Such as our Christmas present to each other. Here is … Continue reading

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Joy! With whipped cream on top! Just dancin’ around the Christmas tree…

I planned on writing more today about our human emotional-spiritual dredging project. How it’s possible to illuminate our sorrows with the flashlight of love through gentle awareness and deep inquiry. How we can turn more steadfastly toward the light of … Continue reading

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Scrub, scour, dust, wash, wipe, brush, vacuum and declutter

Time to face the facts–no one is coming over for Thanksgiving or Christmas during this covid year. No one will visit our little house in the woods all winter. We’ll be lucky if we entertain friends or family in the … Continue reading

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In-between

Shhh, dear reader.  Let’s whisper. Let’s remember. Let’s lower our voices. Because this is the in-between time. It’s in-between Christmas and New Years. It’s in-between gift-giving and a brand new start. It’s in-between the old and stagnant–and the unknown.

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The Christmas Eve blues

  Dear Blogging Friends, I am having one of “those” Christmas Eve moments.  I’m sure some of you have had them too.  Those moments when you’re suddenly feeling blue, out-of-sorts, dismal.  It’s not yet time to open gifties (that’s tomorrow … Continue reading

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The space between the end and the beginning

So Christmas hath ended, passed away, disappeared into the ethers. New Year’s approaches, wearing bells and jangles, but she’s still in the future. We’re in between, kids. We’re in between the Solstice and Christmas and Hanukkah and other shining holy-days. … Continue reading

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