Category Archives: holidays

Hanging Stockings With Care

Mantles adorned with garland and other holiday trinkets make fireplaces come alive for Christmas.  That magic is only enhanced by hanging Christmas stockings which are just waiting to be filled with goodies for good girls and boys.  Those without a … Continue reading

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Did you know?

Leaving cookies and milk for Santa Claus is a Christmas Eve tradition.  Children regularly place a dish of cookies and a glass of milk by the tree on Christmas Eve so that Santa has enough energy to complete all of … Continue reading

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Wintery … Ugh!

Today is definitely wintery.  Not my favorite kind of weather.  The temp has been falling all day.  We’ve had freezing drizzle which makes getting out very iffy.  Ever since my mother fell on ice and paralyzed herself from the neck … Continue reading

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State of Stocking Stuffers

I dug around in my gift closet the other day.  I managed to find enough stocking stuffers for two of the three stockings I have to do.  Still need to find some stuff for that third stocking.  It’s my brother-in-law’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Completed

My Christmas shopping was completed yesterday.  Well, I still need to get stocking stuffers but the real gifts have all been purchased and most of them wrapped.  I skipped putting bows on the packages this year.  That will make it … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Saturday night I went to the Symphony.  The man who usually sits behind me was there and we had an interesting chat before the concert and during the intermission.  He shared an idea he and his friends/family do during Christmas. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

I have much to be thankful for this  holiday.  At the top of my list is coming through my recent accident with no lasting damage.  And for the help of my sister and her husband with things that needed done … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend

Here we are at Memorial Day weekend. Do you have any special plans? I don’t have any plans … yet. The Compton Heights Concert Band have their annual concert Monday afternoon. I’m undecided whether I want to go. Parking will … Continue reading

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Fashion Question

When is it time to wear white shoes? The other day my sister commented she hadn’t gotten a white purse for Easter. I told her you don’t wear white until Memorial Day. She said the correct start date for white … Continue reading

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Day After Christmas

T’was the day after Christmas And all through the house People were napping, both husband and wife Unwrapping gifts had exhausted them To say nothing of eating breakfast and a big dinner It’s no wonder they weren’t getting any thinner. … Continue reading

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