Tag Archives: holidays

Decking the Halls

One of our foxes asked, “How early do you decorate for the holidays?” Since I’ve always worked on a school schedule, and since I stay away from stores as much as possible, I start my Christmas preparations the day after … Continue reading

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Can’t get enough of the Beach!

Hoping you’re all well as we’re heading into the last quarter of the year. I’m still “BOND’ing” and have no idea how I can just move forward to something else. There was just so much more to talk about. We … Continue reading

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Holidays – Is Bigger Always Better ?

“Stop and take your time to notice things and make those things you notice matter.”  ―    Cecelia Ahern,  Thanks for the Memories And there’s the holiday theme again … AND you are aware this could, in theory, turn out to be a … Continue reading

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School’s out!

“Learn from the mistakes of others you won’t have time to make them all your self” ― Jill Shalvis, Simply Irresistible   The summer break must be coming up soon in the USA – it’s the theme for this week: … Continue reading

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Spring, Sprang, Sprung

Thoughts about the Season after Winter By Jeff Salter Spring is on everyone’s mind this week, but I’m not certain winter is quite over … here in Possum Trot.  So until I know whether spring has fully sprung, let me … Continue reading

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The Wind beneath My Wings

“If I could just get Broom to cooperate, we could fly, Glo said. Then we wouldn’t have to worry about traffic. Harry Potter didn’t have to worry about traffic. You realize Harry Potter isn’t real, right? Of course, but he … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving = Thanks + Giving

Yeah, as one of my law school professors liked to tell some of the students (never me), that title above means I have a “keen sense of the obvious” but no matter how obvious, it is nice to stop and … Continue reading

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