Tag Archives: Christmas

Just zipping off a note to say …

“It’s time to wish you Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah.” This is a short and sweet post … even a bit bittersweet. Everyone has their Christmas traditions and I’ve had a few through the years … just like you. Christmas … Continue reading

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Have you put a bow on your Christmas prep yet?

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season barely gives most people a minute to catch their breath. That is why the many memes “keep calm and put a bow on it” are always trending on social media this time … Continue reading

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Still walkin’ my socks off …

Today’s all-day rain gives me a brief respite from walkin’ my socks off to reach my goal. But, I managed to get 12 miles/19 kilometers done over the weekend – 8 miles/12 kilometers more to get ‘er done and reach … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Be filled with wonder, be touched by peace. ~ Anonymous

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Family, friends and sweet memories.

Only one more “sleep” until Santa arrives here in North America.  For some of my blogging pals, Santa has visited and left, like for John in Sweden, where Christmas is celebrated on December 24th. Do you believe? Christmas was so much … Continue reading

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Season’s Eatings.

I originally planned for this post to appear on December 25th.  I wanted to use Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s quote about the joy of Christmas bells, which goes like this: I heard the bells on Christmas day Their old familiar carols … Continue reading

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It takes a village …

Over the years I’ve shared several stories about my work life … like my first real job, slinging hash at Carters Hamburgers, the small diner where I worked throughout my college years.  How I loved that place and everyone associated … Continue reading

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We all need a little wiggle room sometimes.

It sure was freezing cold and frosty this morning.  Down at Council Point Park, the Ecorse Creek was lightly frozen over and I watched a few geese navigating around that thin veil of ice.  They floated along in a row, … Continue reading

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Here, there and everywhere …

I would be remiss, with barely a week to go ‘til Christmas, if I did not share some of my favorite holiday décor that I see around town on my daily treks.  This year I’ve not yet strayed down to … Continue reading

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It was a mucky and murky morning meander.

(How I love alliteration!)  This morning just didn’t go right from the get go.  I got up and heard the weather report – yes … it was foggy, just as predicted, and yes … it would clear up, maybe mid-morn … Continue reading

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