Monthly Archives: December 2015

Talk the talk and walk the walk.

New Year’s Eve pretty much signals the end of the holiday season, just like those firecrackers I keep hearing out of the corner of my ear tell me that 2015 is drawing to a close. The Christmas songs are now … Continue reading

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Dough-re-me (as in me, me, me, me, me) …

The title of this post is simply a twist on the show tune “Do-Re-Mi” which is featured in the “Sound of Music”. On the day after Christmas, you get the dough, and suddenly … it is all about you.  Now, … Continue reading

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Wreathed in smiles.

Well, the big holiday has finally arrived. Of course, despite the fact that it is Christmas Day, you cannot help but notice that the landscape doesn’t resemble a vintage print by Currier and Ives, but instead, the grass is lush … Continue reading

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Please don’t forget the reason for the season …

… by stopping to pause and take a moment from your busy day.  Of all the Christmas décor I’ve seen during my treks, I’ve admired this beautiful crèche on Emmons Boulevard the most. The whole nativity scene is only a … Continue reading

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The reindeer aren’t chillaxing just yet …

… and they won’t be settling down to any games or grog ‘til Santa delivers the last present in the wee hours of Christmas morning. This is because Santa Claus and his team of tiny reindeer are still travelling around … Continue reading

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Is my goal a tough nut to crack?

Well today is the official first day of Winter, though you wouldn’t know it … not that I am complaining mind you. While the tail end of December would usually find a Michigander swiping snowflakes off their nose and creating … Continue reading

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Forget figgy pudding; I was craving fish eyes and glue.

Just like this vintage picture above, I’ve been feeling a mite nostalgic these days. Well, there’s nothing wrong with that – after all, that’s what the holidays should do – evoke a lot of nice memories from yesteryear, as well … Continue reading

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