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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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Gobble, Gobble!

Wow, there’s a face only a mother could love.  Who was the first to get up the nerve to eat that?  Something to think about while we give thanks for all of our blessings. HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Thought for the Day: … Continue reading

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Another Year Down the Drain

December 31, 2011.  The last day of the year.  New Year’s Eve.  Wow, where did the year go?  Another growth ring on the tree of life, so to speak.  Was it a good year or a bad year? I like … Continue reading

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