Category Archives: Christmas

The Gift of Hope

Have you ever had a transcendental experience?  I have.  The first one (which was quite extraordinary) happened after my mother died.  It was a long time before I got up the nerve to even tell anyone about it.  I still … Continue reading

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A Christmas Morning Bomb in Nashville, Tennessee

Hello friends.  How was your Christmas? I hope it was better than mine.  For I woke up to news of a bombing in my hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.  At first, I innocently thought (like the Nashville police chief did) that … Continue reading

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Holiday Dangers for Pets

I usually repost this blog every year at the holidays. I’m still having a great deal of trouble navigating this “new” Block Editor (If you really want to know, I HATE IT) and it’s making me want to just throw … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Spirit of Dolly Parton

This right here is why I love Dolly Parton.  I watched her Christmas special on CBS Sunday night and this story she told about her mother brought me to tears…. right along with Dolly.   And then there was this song … Continue reading

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Sunday Glory

Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.  Ruth Carter Stapleton Gail ♥

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Silent Night- The Carpenters

I once saw Karen Carpenter’s name on a list of the most beautiful female vocalists ever.  I had to agree and think she most definitely deserves a spot there!  Her voice is very calming. Gail ♥

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Keeping Pets Safe at the Holidays

Here’s a good veterinary handout (click on the link below) from the ASPCA for keeping pets safe during the holiday season.  These are more common than you might think. Keep pets safe during the holidays   Gail ♥

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Little Snoops

My cats are worse than two little kids as far as snooping at Christmas time. Sigh.  Yes, I buy our two cats a Christmas present every year.  They both have stockings that hang on the mantle with the rest of … Continue reading

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Tennessee Christmas

The only Christmas for me. Gail ♥

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Sunday Glory

All praise to Thee, Eternal Lord, clothed in a garb of flesh and blood, choosing a manger for a throne.  Martin Luther Gail ♥

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