Yearly Archives: 2015

New Calendars

Every year my husband and I buy a Sierra Club Wilderness calendar for our wall. On it I chronicle our yearly events, daily happenings, and generally use it as "journal" of sorts. We have a drawer full of the calendars that we occasionally go back through and reminiscence (also to recall when we did certain…
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Favorite Part of Christmas

Last night my daughter asked me what was my favorite part of Christmas. I love this season so I took a few minutes to think.It is pre-dawn Christmas morning. My husband and I get up early, making sure the tree lights are lit, Santa has left gifts on the fireplace hearth, and that the stockings…
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Happy Birthday Sue

Today is my mother-in-law's 81st birthday. One of the amazing things about my mother-in-law is what good friends we are. In fact, I often introduce her as my friend who happens to be my mother-in-law.I could easily fill up this post with accolades of her many fine qualities,or I could tell sweet, funny, or embarrassing…
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Time to Give

Where did the phrase, The Season of Giving come from? I went to the trusty old internet to look but came up short. I did find this cool site with plenty of other sayings and their origins which was fun to look through. However I didn't find the answer to my question. But it's really…
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