Tag Archives: holidays

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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Gifts to give ourselves for Christmas

I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of friends who are suffering at this time of year. You name the boogeyman.  Some of my friends struggle with health.  Others with family issues.  One friend just lost her … Continue reading

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Please, Newt, do not call!

Dear Newt Gingrich, USA presidential candidate, please quit calling us. We are on the do-not-call list. Please do not say that you can telephone every day because you’re a political candidate or a non-profit agency. I am a registered and … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas, just like the ones I’ve never known…

Even though I swore I would not publish a blog more than once or twice a week during the holiday season, here we are in Georgia after eating a pepperoni pizza and drinking a glass of nice white Pinot Grigio for lunch, … Continue reading

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“I believes in Santa Claus with my wholest heart!”

My name is Elsa.  I don’t believe in Santa Claus any more.  I am nine years old.  My mommy and daddy buy me toys from Wal-Mart and Target.  My mommy went to the store really early on Black Friday and … Continue reading

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Santa’s elf sending out 1,300 envelopes this week!**

Gosh, it felt so good to be a Santa-elf last night! I was beaming like Rudolph’s red nose. It felt like–unexpectedly–the delight of Christmas re-ignited.  It gets so tiring, sometimes, doing everything the traditional holiday way, the expected way.  But … Continue reading

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I would like to send you a Christmas card.

I would like to send you a Christmas card. If you are a regular reader– or commenter– someone with whom we’ve formed a blogging relationship– I would like to send you a Christmas card, a token, an appreciation for your … Continue reading

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