Monthly Archives: December 2015

Seasons Change

It’s that week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve.  It’s a moment to breathe deeply and let go of stresses from the previous month or two or three.  It’s a time to look forward and marvel over what might be … Continue reading

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Grandma Gebel Cookies

While my now-husband and I dated, I got to spend a lot of time with his grandmother at weekly Sunday dinners.  By that time, she had lost her husband and lived alone in the home they’d raised their six children … Continue reading

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Joy

Joy is my favorite word around Christmastime.  It’s hard to say without smiling.  It expresses an emotion that is lovely all year round, but especially at this magical time of year.  And it’s fun no matter what font it’s written in!  Joy       … Continue reading

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Beauty

Beauty is a hot button topic.  It means something different to just about everyone.  People devote their lives to finding and sharing it.  Some people devote their life savings to trying to achieve it.  It’s a word we use to … Continue reading

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Dear Parking Lot Patrons

Dear Parking Lot Patrons, I frequently wonder why there aren’t more accidents in parking lots.  It seems that, even more so than in the stores, parking lots inspire hostility.  Here are a few of the notes I think anyone who may … Continue reading

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Pork Loin or Popcorn

Have you ever run to the store for just a couple things, maybe just one thing?  How often do you get in and out without a few more items jumping into your cart?  Or maybe those quick trips get derailed … Continue reading

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Meals and Memories

I was a little girl when my mom volunteered for Meals on Wheels.  She helped in two different ways – delivering meals to several elderly folks at their homes or serving meals at a church to groups of older men … Continue reading

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