Category Archives: Christmas

Day after Christmas, birthday thoughts

Mary Kay asked me to sum up Christmas with one word. I answered relatively quickly with the word, ‘chaos.’ Her response to me was that my one word thought for the day was negative. I disagree. I think I have … Continue reading

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The calm before the Christmas chaos!

No longer do we experience a Christmas morning where we have to keep the kids in bed and are forced to get up super early since the kids are so excited that they can wait no longer. We got up … Continue reading

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Our lives are a circus

Our house and home are truly like a big circus. There is always something going on and one never knows what one is going to find going on at any point in time. A case in point is Saturday morning … Continue reading

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Random thoughts of a sixty-five year old

One of the things you don’t often think about, when thinking about celebrations like Christmas is the profound effect, not always positive, on the children. The children look forward to the excitement of it all, they revel in the decorations, … Continue reading

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A lovely Christmas Eve visit

Sometime during the relaxed Christmas Eve day, I received a text message that only had a number and no name. It took me a few minutes to figure the person’s identity. Somehow, and I don’t know how, the name didn’t … Continue reading

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