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Let it Snow (Not)

Well, we have officially received the first heavy snow of the season. It has spitted some flakes before, but this time is out and out call the plow guy where is the snow shovel, type of snow. I think we ended up with around 4-6 inches. It has snowed all over the country in places that rarely, if ever, get snow. You see pictures all over Facebook of kids all over the place getting to play in the snow, build a snowman, do a snow angel, all that cute stuff that we in my neck of the woods take for granted. It was actual blizzard like conditions on Saturday with white outs, vehicles sliding off the roadways, and out right stay at home weather. I had a meet scheduled with a local patron for a

'Tis the Season

As I sit here watching Hallmark Christmas Movies, I can't help but think of my Mom and Dad, my grandparents, and all of the other close family members that I have lost. I also long for more time with those with distance between us. For me, Christmas is the time of year for families to be close. My Mom loved Christmas for this very reason. It was a time when we all gathered together. Boy do I miss those days and have such fond memories. I miss my parents. My Mom was my Angel. Who puts an Angel on the top of their Christmas tree? I always have, year after year. This year I made my own tree topper using a top hat, a huge bow with long ribbon streamers and lots of other decorations and

Take a Deep Breath - Just Do It Already!

Here it is, December 1st, and I am just now thinking about decorating for Christmas. Every where I look I see twinkling lights, big over sized blow up characters, and lots of garland and big red bows. Oh, woe is me, I am late to the party. Every year I try to do a different color scheme and theme. I believe that is where I am stuck this year. Last year I purchased one of those thin pencil trees from the Hallmark Store. I love the primitive bare look. It was not well received last year with my family. I rationalized and based my decision on the fact that I no longer have room for a full sized tree. The two prior years I did a small table top tree that was my Moms, and I was ready for

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