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Candy Cane Cutey

How old is the candy cane?  According to my good friend, Cliff Claven (mailman from “Cheers”), “Ahhh, it’s a little known fact that the candy cane was invented in Germany”.   In 1672, a choirmaster in Cologne, Germany had a … Continue reading

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Girls vs Boys

In the aftermath of the Thanksgiving feast, it is easy to see the difference between boys and girls. Thought for the Day:  I like children.   If they are properly cooked.     W.C. Fields

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Down Time

  The phrase, “down time”, is little-used anymore.  Down time used to mean unproductive time; i.e. lost time due to injury, equipment failure, power outage, fire drill, etc. Multi-media devices, allowing greater mobility brought on multi-tasking, which virtually eliminated “down … Continue reading

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The Lady in Red

The holidays presented an opportunity to see extended family, so I took full advantage of it.  This darling shot of my sister’s ten year old granddaughter made my day.  Her smile was so genuine, she just ate up the camera. … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions 3

Uggh, stringing Christmas lights.  I remember last year at this time I had a virtual meltdown trying to untangle my outdoor Christmas lights.  You may remember my blog titled “Christmas Aversions“, where I just couldn’t face another year of untangling … Continue reading

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