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Hope for Christmas

2013   had been a year of celebrations, graduations, memorable vacations, and reunions.  All of these centered around people – much more important than things. The previous year at this time things were almost complete for Christmas –shopping done early, decorating completed and baking accomplished -only a few things left.  What a feeling of accomplishment… Continue reading Hope for Christmas

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Christmas 2012 Traditions

Tradition????  Christmas 2012     Many of our traditions were interrupted, delayed and changed this year causing frustration, depression, and ultimately joy! My first full year of retirement and I was ready – or almost.  Shopping done early in November, decorating started first week of December, candy and cookies made – only thing left was… Continue reading Christmas 2012 Traditions