Category Archives: holidays

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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Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

This week’s topic is one I suggested: What are some things you LIKE about winter? Here in Michigan, we get some pretty cold days and nasty snowstorms. There are times when it’s not safe to be outdoors, so it’s easy … Continue reading

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Happy Hosting

Free week here and I had an idea for a post, but with it being the day after Thanksgiving, I know that most people are too busy  to pay my usual Friday post a visit. So, I’ll not talk  writing … Continue reading

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Write Seasons

Is there a particular time of year when my writing is more productive? That is going to be hard for me to answer, since my life has recently changed a great deal. Per my post of two weeks ago, I … Continue reading

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I Be-leaf Autumn is My Favorite Season

Ah, my favorite thing about Autumn? EVERYTHING. When I was growing up, we lived in a very temperate zone, with four distinct seasons. They eked into each other at the beginning or the end at times, but Winters were generally … Continue reading

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The Traditional Southern Table

In the day of a global economy with refrigerated food carriers it’s hard to believe that until very recently in history people ate only what they could find locally.  That being the case, around what products did southern cuisine grow … 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

Posted in characters, childhood, Christmas, Daily life, experiences, Family, Fantasy vs Reality, Holiday, holidays, imagination, memories, Tonette Joyce, traditions, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments