Category Archives: Holidays

Reality at Christmas

Sometimes I miss being 7. I think that was the perfect age. Old enough to "do stuff" and have some independence, but young enough to not really have a clue of what's going on in life. Christmas is a perfect example of that. Young enough to enjoy the season with no real concept of the…
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The Importance of “Me” During Christmas

Christmas is naturally the time (for most of us) to turn our thoughts to others. We start pondering on the perfect gifts to give, we bake much loved goodies and fix family favorite meals. In our family we take a poll to find out what movies are the favorites for the year that we have…
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I’m Not Jewish, but . . .

I LOVE Christmas. The day after Thanksgiving we started decorating and we have our tree up, the mantle decorated, multiple nativities out, and the front yard blazing (well, maybe not blazing) with lights. At work this week I put up a small fiber optic Christmas tree, that I inherited from a recently departed co-worker, in…
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As Mother’s Day Approaches, I Am “Okay”

When my children were young, one of the greatest joys I experienced (though at the time I did not recognize it as such) was being “everything”. I was the source of nourishment, entertainment, comfort, security, wisdom, the fount of all knowledge, and anything else they needed and/or wanted. I was their first choice. That changed…
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