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December Twenty-seventh, Inner Thoughts and Gifts as The Year Wanes

There is a reason we are warned not to envy others. There are reasons we are told not to compare our self with others. And yet…so many of us do that very thing. As I have said before, I speak … Continue reading

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Day 359; Footnotes of My Son Was Right

What a relief. I’m fairly sure it has been obvious to any and all how stressed I have been. Worries over how things I was cooking would turn out and the disappointment in not being able to gift more than … Continue reading

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December Twenty-fifth; When The Best Gifts Don’t Come From a Store

The day has arrived. I gave my son his gifts this morning, he felt guilty that there was nothing under the tree for me. I told him that it was fine because he gifts me every day through what he … Continue reading

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Day 358: Footnotes Soon, it Will Be Christmas, Ready or Not

One hour and counting down. What a day this has been. I knew I was going to bake a chocolate cake- from scratch. Meaning not a box mix. This cake was made with flour and sugar and butter and flavoring … 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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Day 347; Footnotes, He Wants me to Do What?

Usual I went for groceries and while out, managed to get some shopping accomplished. I have my son’s and my mother’s gift. It was what she asked for, its what she’s getting from me. I also went ahead and got … 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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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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