Category Archives: Christmas

A Christmas Prayer — 2017

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I’ve doing for the past few years, I “borrowed” … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Different

Mea culpa. I’ve been on the road for a week and haven’t really found the time to carve out five minutes for my weekly writing exercise. It’s not an excuse … just stating a fact. Actually, I’ve thought long and … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2016

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I did last year, I “borrowed” some words my … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Top Post of 2016

I did just what I promised last week and waded through this year’s Five Minute Friday posts to pick out YOUR favorite. Ironically, while not Christmasy, it was relevant to the season. This week we celebrate Christ’s birth. YOUR favorite … Continue reading

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I Guess It’s Santa Season

I was snug as a bug in a rug cuddled in my comforter in bed a couple of Saturdays ago. The sun was just starting to peek out as I reached that quasi-conscious state when I “heard” the sound of … Continue reading

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