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Christmas 2013

Leftovers, too many cookies, boxes to recycle and a few bent spoons mark another Christmas. At one point daughter Jen announced all electronic devices would be turned off for awhile.  The children complied although several asked “What if I get … Continue reading

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An Old Friend

A long long time ago ..oh not that long it was about 1960.  I guess that makes it more than 50 years ago…back to the long long time ago.  I was 9 or 10 and in the 3rd or 4th … Continue reading

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The Shiny Brite Tree

The Shiny Brite tree has been done a few days.  I finally had time to take some photos of it. It is a huge project…I suppose mostly because it is a huge tree. It takes a few days to decorate.  … Continue reading

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Ready or not!

Ready I think!  The last of the gifts arrived in the mail.  That last gift caused Far Guy a few sleepless nights. Everything is wrapped! Whoo Hoo…we are moving right along. The stockings are hung. A new ornament is in … Continue reading

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One Tree

One tree is complete.  It only took three days.  It looks pretty much like it has in years past, full of ornaments each with a story. I picked out special paper to go with the tree. The packages are wrapped … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday: Live Nativity 1991

Back in 1991 Far Guy and I were both on the Evangelism Committee at the church.  As a community outreach program I spearheaded a Live Nativity.   A crèche was built  and set up on the church lawn  snow bank.  I … Continue reading

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Heat Wave

“Heat wave burning in my heart”..but in my case it was outside..it was 22 degrees ABOVE zero yesterday that would be -5 C.   I took off my parka. It felt like spring…the sun was shining too…a perfect day to run … Continue reading

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Cardinals

  In town they have Cardinals at their feeders.  I am jealous.  I have the usual..Nuthatches, Chickadees, Woodpeckers and some Finches that should be gone by now but are sticking around.  I keep hoping for a Cardinal, when we lived … Continue reading

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The Nativity and a few ornaments

I am making a tiny bit of progress.  Everyday when I wake up I ask myself “Self what are three things you want to accomplish today?” I finished up two of the handmade projects..one will be in the mail…it is … Continue reading

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Wistful Wednesday :Christmas 1978

I found this old photo to share this week. 1978 was thirty-five years ago. It must have been taken at or near Christmas time as my baby brother was home. I think it is notable that all the men have … Continue reading

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