Monthly Archives: December 2013

Had Ourselves A Merry Little Christmas

Christmas is starting to look more like Groundhog Day. It never ends; we just enjoy wave after wave of visitors and round after round of gifts and meals. The dogs have been slipped too many treats; the kids have gotten … Continue reading

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It’s the most wonderfully short time of the year.

That feeling of running out of time before Christmas? It’s real. You have about nine hours of daylight today, being that it is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year. Starting tomorrow, the days will begin to lengthen, … Continue reading

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Eleven Days to Go.

I have a lovely virtual Advent calendar on my computer desktop, a thoughtful gift from my friend, Nancy. Its purpose is to mark the days of this season of waiting for Christmas to arrive. Instead – proof of my miserable, … Continue reading

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NYC November: No Rain On My Parade

Great trip to NYC, as always! We were greeted by balmy 60-degree weather and plenty of leaves still on the trees in Central Park at the beginning of our visit. By trip’s end, those leaves had withered and blew in … Continue reading

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