Category Archives: Holidaze

It’s that time of year again…

Time for Thanks, Gifts, and Giving ❀ In introduction (or a simple reminder)–a few years back I read an article in the Tribune that offered personal stories about “The Gifts that Stay with us for a Lifetime.” The sweet, silly, … Continue reading

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A Haunt-ing Short Story

I entered to be part of the annual #SpookyShowcase again this year, but unfortunately I missed the deadline for the Twitter event. So, I offer my short story to you today. Happy Halloween. πŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘»πŸŽƒπŸ‘» On Sundays, the family can be … Continue reading

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Good Holiday Morning!

Today is Labor Day. Most folks have the day off from work and/or school. Picnics will be had, road trips may be planned. There are festivals, fairs, and tournaments to attend. Many will be celebrating the unofficial end of summer. … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

How did they celebrate in 1776? thinking… With Indepen-dance! Hope you have a safe and celebratory day. Dance on. BONUS JOKE! (because it kind of goes with the above gif) Teeheehee. Please enjoy your freedom.And if you believe you have … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday?

We heard the parade this morning as it marched by a couple of blocks from our house. I used to LOVE a parade. I haven’t been in many, many years. We decided to leash up the dogs and head over…unfortunately, … Continue reading

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WELCOME TO THE NEW YEAR!

I’m not sure any year has been as anticipated (in my lifetime) as 2021.Congratulations, we made it.What that actually means remains to be seen…2020 didn’t get rough until mid-March. Not to be a pessimist, but there’s still time for this … Continue reading

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Gifts and Gratitude

This post is about the “gifts” that stay with you, that leave an abiding and memorable impression. Just the good ones, lol. After the year we’ve had, we could use some positive and lasting inspiration. Please take the time to … Continue reading

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Gifts and Gratitude, Again

I was really touched by an article I read in the Chicago Tribune last year. “The Gifts that Stay With Us for a Lifetime” was a collection of stories about ‘gifts’ and their lasting effect. You may remember I blogged … Continue reading

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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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