Category Archives: Holidaze

Labor Day 2020

Good Monday Morning! Happy Labor Day! I hope today is a break from the laborious grind of contemporary issues. You know the ones, no need to list them. According to the official website of the U.S. Government— “Labor Day, the … Continue reading

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Honor and Respect

It’s been a rough many weeks of sheltering in place. This date marks the SEVENTY-SIXTH day for those of us in Illinois. Just another day. Maybe a Monday? Who knows?! It hardly seems like a holiday. For the record: IT … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Day

Tomorrow, Tuesday, February 25th, is Tell a Fairy Tale Day! I grew up with Fairy Tales . . . Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen and Walt Disney I remember reading The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen to myself, then … Continue reading

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Wrapping up 2019

The last blog post of the year highlights the BEST blog posts of the year! This list includes the stories and updates that were most read, liked, and shared during 2019. TOP 10: 10. Art Loss – This post actually … Continue reading

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So close to Christmas…

December 23rd. Two days before Christmas. Which is generous when you consider Christmas Eve. One and a half days to get things done. And in three days it will be over. If you haven’t started enjoying the season, please do … Continue reading

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We Wish You a Memory Christmas!

My son-in-law recently sent me a video of my kindergarten-age grandson singing “We wish you a Merry Christmas”. As you can imagine, it’s very cute. The abandon with which he sings took me back to my grade school music classes. … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, there is a THIRD post of Thanks, Gifts, and Giving!

I’ve paced these stories for you because I want each to be read and savored. I was fearful that one singular long post would have gotten glossed over. Please do not gloss. These stories are very special to the people … Continue reading

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T, G, and G Part 2

Welcome back! I hope you had a chance to read through the first post, if not, you can access it here. Continuing with the theme of most cherished gifts… *** One of my favorite gifts was a bud vase with … Continue reading

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The Thanks, Gifts, and Giving Post pt.1

THANK YOU to everyone who participated in my “gift” story request. I was pleased with how many of you wanted to share, and surprised by those who submitted. I expected many of my writer friends and family members to provide … Continue reading

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TILT

I was introduced to Things I Love Thursday (TILT) by a friend through Facebook but when I looked it up online, I found many sources for the quick little lists of things folks are grateful for. In honor of Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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