Tag Archives: Christmas

Wanting a life of cipitation because anticipation stinks

I think I started the anticipation of the Christmas blues in October. It got strong in November and unbearable in December. Poor Country Boy was dealing with an emotional roller coaster ride that didn’t seem to have any end (or … Continue reading

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When Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick meets dog

Last Wednesday was the Feast of Saint Nicolas. It’s a fairly big deal in many parts of the world and I’ve made it a part of our holiday merriment since the girls were very little. Every year on the evening … Continue reading

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Going home again (plus a little truth thrown in)

It didn’t seem like it would work out this time. I wanted to head back for a visit with my family, but things just kept popping up as a stumbling block – things to do, softball practice to attend, dog/mules … Continue reading

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Lady in waiting

For the last two weeks I have been waiting to hear some news that could have a major impact on my life. For a woman for whom control is a comfort zone, this has been a lesson in patience and … Continue reading

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You light up my life

The Country Boy and I spent the better part of today working on getting the prestrung lights on the Christmas tree to work and, after much effort, decided to scrap the strand on the top section and restring it. It took … Continue reading

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