Category Archives: Christmas

Saga Of A Brassiere

When I graduated from elementary school and entered 7th grade junior high, the primary issue in my life was not changing classrooms and teachers for each subject; homework, which previously had been unknown to any of us; mixing with an … Continue reading

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You Will Rue The Day Arrogant Arachnid

Oh no! Spider alert! I repeat, HUGE poisonous spider alert! And I believe this could be a very angry spider! I was sitting in my chair, peacefully drinking morning coffee, reading blog posts, catching up with Facebook friends when a … Continue reading

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Just What She Always Never Wanted

When we look back on Christmases past, we like to remember gifts received, especially those cherished items that we have held close to our hearts for a lifetime. But there also were those gifts we remember; the ones which made … Continue reading

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The Christmas Culprit Came Clean

My mother and I were sitting together in her room, talking about Christmases past, and I finally confessed to, and explained our longtime family mystery of misplaced toys. And when I say misplaced, I do not mean lost. I mean … Continue reading

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Curiosity: What Happened If; And Yes They Noticed

For years, I have pondered why some of us are curious and some of us are not. Being one who has been curious about everything for as long as I can remember, it is puzzling to me why others do … Continue reading

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Oh No! It’s Santa Claus…

I know my journey is far down the road, and even though it may be shockingly late to admit, I will state outright: My relationship with Santa Claus always was precarious, and as a child, I was more than a … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Thirty-Seven Stars, President Grant, Little Big Horn, and More

During a conversation with my friend this morning, we meandered into observations of noticeably different characteristics between her generation and mine, especially regarding computers, social media, and information technology, in general. We both really happen to like all things electronic, … Continue reading

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