Category Archives: Christmas

Winter? Wonder.

What do I like the most about Winter? I DON’T like the cold anymore. I think ice storms make most of the trees, bushes and man-made structures look beautiful! Branches look as though they are encased in glass. A few … Continue reading

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I Like Winter

This week we were supposed to talk about things we actually like about winter, but in fact, I don’t dislike the season at all. For one thing I live in South Carolina, which means we seldom get snow. When we … Continue reading

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Dad, How Could You?

One Christmas Eve a long time ago, Santa came to my house and left a doll family under my tree. I was so thrilled! I had a mommy and daddy doll and a baby doll. The mama doll was a … Continue reading

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Favorite Beasts are a Myth

What are my favorite Mythological Beasts? Wow. Most of them are actually pretty bad. Except for unicorns. I was never terribly impressed with unicorns. Maybe it’s because I didn’t grow up in the Middle Ages, nor was I a little … Continue reading

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Moving Dreams

This week’s question: “Have you ever considered moving to a warmer/better climate? If so, where would you consider going?” Oh, yes indeed, I have dreamt! I would not have said that when I was young. I grew up outside of … Continue reading

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Fifty Favorites for 2017: Part Twelve

Merry Christmas! I hope you all are enjoying a blessed holiday, doing what pleases you, and surrounded by people you love. My hubby and youngest daughter and I are having a quiet day, since the other four children are celebrating with … Continue reading

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Today we are asked to talk about our favorite ways to relax. I don’t know that I ever truly relax. I have a lot on my mind. Sitting still is not relaxing to me. I am writing this in advance, … Continue reading

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