Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas 2020 … a rant

I didn’t want a tree this year. I’ve been telling my mother since October I didn’t plan to put up a Christmas tree this year. For the first time in 21 years, my daughter won’t be with me for the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

So, for most of us, another Christmas is over. (Orthodox Christmas is January 7th). Christmas Eve dinner with Mom, the Brother, his Lady, Hubby and the Kidling: perogi and fish. Mom and Kidling did the Perogi. Brother did the fish….and … Continue reading

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Perfect December Day

Yesterday was one of those cold, mostly clear, BEAUTIFUL December days I love so much.┬áMom and I almost always go together for our Christmas trees, because my tree is part of my birthday present. This year, we went to George’s … Continue reading

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Adventures in Christmas Shopping

As usual, my desire to give to my family out-stripped my ready funds. Spend more than I planned, but at least there are wrapped gifts under the tree. And it was a bit… challenging, since Mom and the Kidling were … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Baking…and other things

I signed up for the Cookie Swap at work. I’ve been baking cookies for 45 years, so …no problem, right? Kidling and I made up three batters last night (MishMash, Sugar Cookies, and Shortbreads) and baked the MishMash. That dough … Continue reading

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Holiday Blues

This is NOT a good day. It didn’t start too badly: the Kidling and I had to be up early to go grocery shopping with Mom, and we were. Then the car wouldn’t start. D was on his way out … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth

This time of year sees a myriad of holidays, all supposedly touting peace on earth, friendship among mankind, hope rekindled. A time for lights and good food, gifts and good cheer. Yet, again this year. what I see and what … Continue reading

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Christmas Aftermath

Once again, the Holiday Season has come, and mostly gone. I didn’t have anything under the tree for those I love that I really wanted to put there, but somehow, they were happy with what they got, anyhow. I did … Continue reading

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