Monthly Archives: December 2013

Achoo! Achoo! Cough, cough!

There will be no celebrating here tonight. For the past several days I’ve been sneezing and coughing and dealing with a sore throat. Bed sounds like the place to be. Hope you have a Happy New Year no matter how … Continue reading

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Is It Time?

Is it time to take down the Christmas decorations? Evidently for some people it is. My neighbor had several large inflatables on his front lawn for the holidays. He’s already taken them down and packed them away for next year. … Continue reading

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The Day After Christmas

Tis the day after Christmas And all through the house Are stacks of presents Unwrapped, waiting to be put away. But let’s linger and enjoy looking at them, Tangible signs of affection. Let’s enjoy the Christmas tree With its bright … Continue reading

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Almost Ready

How are you doing on your Christmas preparations? I’m almost ready. I just have the stockings to stuff and then my preparations for Christmas 2013 will be complete. I put up the tree Sunday afternoon. It’s rather amazing how that … Continue reading

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First Day of Winter

Today is the first day of Winter and it feels like it, especially after yesterday.  The high temperature yesterday was 71.  Today it won’t get above 35.  We woke to freezing rain but the temp crawled over freezing (32 F) … Continue reading

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It’s Nice To Be Remembered

This is the time of the year when we think of old friends and family members we don’t often see. For some of us, that means sending Christmas cards. I’ve heard (and read) some grumbles about the work and cost … Continue reading

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Christmas Music — Live

Tonight I braved the streets and highways to attend a concert by the Symphony. The temp got up to 33 or 34 today so the street crews had the highways and the main streets in the city (otherwise known as … Continue reading

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