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Stroke of Midnight

Today’s wordpress daily prompt:  Where were you last night at midnight? Would you have wanted to be somewhere else? I don’t think I can recall a time in my life when I wasn’t awake at midnight to bring in the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Nostalgia

I groggily stumble out of a nice warm bed on a cold Thanksgiving morning.  Yawning wide, I make my way to the kitchen with two hungry kittens on my hills.  Filling their bowls, I talk to them and watch them … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Halloween was always a big day when I was growing up.  I love Halloween!  I grew up in a neighborhood full of kids and we always celebrated it and had a good time.  We started planning what we would be … Continue reading

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Is It Over Yet?

As a blogger I felt it was my duty last week to write a post about Thanksgiving.   I tried but failed.   I tried to come up with something…. anything about Thanksgiving such as a list of what I’m thankful for.  … Continue reading

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College Fall Care Package Ideas

This week I sent off two fall care packages to my two sons who are both in college– one who is in graduate school, and one who is a sophomore.  I’ve done this ritual (this sending of fall care packages) … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  How will you be spending Independence Day?  Does your family have any special traditions? My Answer:  Our family along with my sisters and their families and my in-laws will be getting together for our annual Fourth of July potluck … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

I’m recovering from surgery which has involved some barbaric pain, pain pills, and brain fog, so let’s just say I haven’t been paying very much attention to this blog.  I think I have missed Monday’s Question for the past two Monday’s.  … Continue reading

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A Few Happy Christmas Memories

My parents weren’t rich by any means.  I can remember every year at Christmas, my mother apologizing to my sisters and me and saying things like: “Don’t expect much this Christmas,” Your daddy and I just don’t have a lot of money, … Continue reading

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What Thanksgiving Is To Me

Thanksgiving is…. memories of my parents who are no longer here to celebrate this day with me and realizing how richly blessed I was to have them for parents.  I’m thankful they established Thanksgiving Day traditions when I was growing up, and … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

Question:  How will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year?  My Answer:  Our family will be going to my oldest sister’s who will host Thanksgiving for the family this year.  She (the host), usually prepares the turkey, dressing,  ham, rolls, cranberry sauce, gravy and … Continue reading

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