Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Lights Leaving

I’ve noticed that the Christmas lights so bravely displayed on the houses in my subdivision are leaving … house by house. Each day sees fewer lights brightening the night sky. That disappoints me because I love how they brighten the … Continue reading

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After Christmas

I did finish the great-nephew’s Christmas sweater … at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve. When it was unwrapped on Christmas, the adults thought it was cute. The recipient was “Meh” about it. Oh, well. With the project completed, I’m faced … Continue reading

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Christmas

At that time Emperor Augustus ordered a census to be taken throughout the Roman Empire. When this first census took place Quirinius was the governor of Syria. Everyone, then, went to register himself, each to his own home town. Joseph … Continue reading

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Sweater Completion Doubtful

Getting the sweater for my great-nephew completed by Christmas has always been a bit of a gamble. Things were looking up at the end of the weekend since I had had time to work on it. Sleeves were completed and joined … Continue reading

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Answers to Stocking Stuffer Trivia Quiz

Did you try the Stocking Stuffer Trivia Quiz? How did you do? Here are the answers: 1. These popular bracelets, made from rubber, come in a variety of colors and shapes. Many schools have banned them as “too distracting.”   Silly … Continue reading

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Mother Nature Changes My Plans

Thanks to Mother Nature’s actions, I changed my plans for this weekend. It all started Wednesday night. I was going to stop at Captain D’s for supper on my way to church. When I left my house, it was spritzing … Continue reading

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Stocking Stuffer Trivia Quiz

Can you name these stocking stuffers? 1. These popular bracelets, made from rubber, come in a variety of colors and shapes. Many schools have banned them as “too distracting.” 2. This popular stocking stuffer for “sharks” can trace its roots … Continue reading

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Just In Time

When I worked, the manufacturing department used a term, Just In Time. This meant that they received raw materials just in time to turn them into finished product. They did not keep an inventory on hand. I think I got … Continue reading

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Will I Finish On Time?

Back in August when I worked as an election judge, I started a sweater meant to be my great-nephew’s Christmas present. I have not been diligent about knitting on it … until this week. Now I pick it up and … Continue reading

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At Least It Wasn’t My Teeth

I had to replace my furnace/air conditioner this week. Of course, we have had the coldest weather of the winter … so far. Monday it got really chilly in the house before the service technician was able to turn the … Continue reading

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