Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year!

I must be getting old.  I think this is the first New Year’s Eve that I haven’t felt like going out somewhere, or having someone over.  I even thought about going to bed early tonight but that just didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Christmas Miracle Happens for a Homeless Man and His Injured Dog

Originally posted on Kindness Blog:
A homeless man named Steve Anthony and his dog River received a “Christmas Miracle” this week after River was struck and badly injured by a car.Steve, who has terminal bone cancer, was working at a…

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When You Give Your Heart To A Stray

I pull into the veterinary hospital parking lot.  I’ve been down this road too many times here lately.  This time it’s with a stray.  A very sick stray.  I check in with the receptionist and already I’m choking back the … Continue reading

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When You Feel Like Hibernating at Christmas

Driving down the road, the twinkling lights adorn local businesses.  There’s an inflatable Santa at one and next door, an inflatable penguin with a Santa hat.  Next to it, a large reindeer with a big round nose.  A few doors … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Out of Your Reach

Today’s daily prompt:  Was there a toy or thing you always wanted as a child, during the holidays or on your birthday, but never received? Tell us about it. When I was about five years old, I remember a trip … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: A Source of Anxiety

Today’s daily prompt:  Write about a noise — or even a silence — that won’t go away. (We’ll let you interpret this in different ways…) I really didn’t want to write about this even though I’ve been thinking about it … Continue reading

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The First Sunday of Advent

It’s hard for me to believe that today is December 1st.  Where did the year go?  It’s also hard to believe that today is the first day of Advent.  Advent is a season of the church year (it’s the beginning … Continue reading

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