Monthly Archives: December 2008

Winding up 2008

It’s time to wind up the year and get ready for the new one. I’m giving thought to getting my financial records together to take to the accountant who prepares my taxes. I think I’m in pretty good shape as … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions

Every family has its own Christmas traditions, I think. One which isn’t always observed in my family is playing some sort of board game or Scrabble after Christmas dinner. This year one of my nephews got a new Risk game. … Continue reading

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The Best Christmas Gift

Today we celebrated Christmas.  Most of us probably gave and received gifts.  We may have even heard “Oh, it’s just what I wanted!  This is the perfect gift.  You couldn’t have given me anything I’d like more.”   But, sadly, … Continue reading

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Counting My Blessings

A phrase from a song keeps running through my mind today … “count-ing my bless-ings.” I know we usually do that at Thanksgiving but I want to do that today. I’m currently knitting some chemo hats for a friend to … Continue reading

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Christmas Questions

I’ve seen variations on this on several blogs so I decided I’d do a version on mine. 1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? I prefer wrapping paper. It usually only takes three rolls of paper to wrap all my gifts … Continue reading

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Round and Round It Goes

I’m battling a bout of vertigo so my head is going round and round. It’s been several years since I’ve had this but there’s no mistaking it. Fortunately I have some medication left from that last time which I started taking yesterday. … Continue reading

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Grass Roots Recycling

I was thinking this morning about the grass roots recycling efforts which take place in my subdivision. If you have something you wish to get rid of — couch, mattress, barbecue, computer monitor — just set it out on the … Continue reading

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