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Oh Christmas Tree

My son prefers that holidays each have their time. Due to that, I do not decorate for Christmas until after Thanksgiving. I could if I chose, but it seems a small thing to wait.  With Thanksgiving long over with, I … Continue reading

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December Twenty-fourth Thoughts of Christmas on This Christmas Eve Day

Christmas Eve morning. Christmas Day is now so very close, as a famous line goes, “its practically here”. I have so much I need to be doing, and yet, here I sit. Drinking coffee, watching the cats playing out back … Continue reading

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Day 357; Footnotes Traffic, Shopping and Stress Oh My

My plan, was to stay home. I have things to do after all. Then in conversation with mom, she asked, “Have you got the bananas for the pudding?” oh no. That meant I was actually not going to stay home, … Continue reading

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December Twenty-third; A Fitting Memory For the Time

The following, with slight changes, is something written in the past that popped up in my social media memories. This was written in response to a challenge in the writer’s group of which I am a member. It seemed a … Continue reading

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December Twenty-second; If I Could Offer a Gift of Comfort

I know, I am not alone. My son has come in for lunch and gone back already. I am sitting here in a fairly quiet house watching through the window the cats alternating between playing and sunning on the steps … Continue reading

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Day352; Footnotes of Blue Christmas Feelings

Memories and inner strength. The last few weeks, I’ve been dealing with grief and sadness. Feelings that tend to rear up every so often and make themselves known. Today was the perfect day for those emotions. It was dark and … Continue reading

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December Thirteenth; Mystery Gifts That Carry the Most Warmth

Yesterday while I went through my email notifications I came upon an odd one. It was an alert that my package would be delivered today. I was confused as I hadn’t ordered anything. Checking, but only because it was sent … Continue reading

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Day346; Footnotes of Signs of Comfort

When that cake of cornbread comes complete with message. I won’t lie, I’ve been struggling. Its the time of year for celebration and joy but for me, even as I tried, joy seemed to be missing. I’ve done the things … Continue reading

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Day 344; Footnotes of What Else?

This afternoon. I took mom with me to the post office so I could mail my payment for my property tax. Mom wanted to stop by the Food Lion grocery store that is near the post office. Dad was out … Continue reading

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Day 340; December Sixth Can We Keep This Up… Please..

How many times have we sought acts of kindness? The other day I was taking my mother to shop for blinds at the big box store. As we pulled up the drive into the parking lot, there ahead of us … Continue reading

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