Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Leaky Water Pail

As the old year segues into a new one and the 2013 clock (in this case) ticks down to 00:00:00, it’s not unusual to weigh all the important events that have taken place in the year that has passed. For … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye

For some of us, closing out the year 2013 means saying goodbye. Death is never pleasant; we have treasured moments to remember, but it’s not the same as having your flesh-and-blood loved one with you. (How thankful I am not … Continue reading

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Everything Old Is New Again!

The day after tomorrow is New Year’s Eve, the ending of an old year, quickly followed by the fresh new start of another. At times like this, I’m usually a bit nostalgic. Nothing momentous has happened in 2013 to make … Continue reading

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Cozying Up To Austen

Earlier this month, I neglected to acknowledge the birthday of Jane Austen who was born December 16, 1775. (Shame on me for overlooking her!) As an English novelist, Austen’s name is a familiar one to almost everyone who enjoys period … Continue reading

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Knit, Purl, Decode

My recent posts discussing the perennial favorite, A Christmas Carol, got me to thinking about the oeuvre of its author. Besides the incomparable Christmas novella of Charles Dickens (my previous posts begin here), other books by Dickens retain their reputation as “classics.” I … Continue reading

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Hope Deferred

Every Christmas is a merry one! Spending time with family members who − during the rest of the year − are scattered far and wide, provides us time to love on grandkids, to catch up on some of the challenges … Continue reading

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A Merry Christmas To All!

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