Category Archives: gifts

Looking Ahead

I’ve got tourtiére in the freezer for Christmas Eve but there’s a whole list of other things to do. I’ll do one thing at a time, cross them off that list and feel happy! Not panic time yet but getting … Continue reading

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The Gentleman in Red

Both Santa Claus and Father Christmas derived in part from the Dutch Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas, whose day was celebrated yesterday in the Netherlands. Children there put out a clog filled with hay and a carrot for his horse the … Continue reading

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Considering Gifts

Choosing gifts for people can be a real headache: what do they like? what would they most appreciate? do they need clothes? want books? DVDs? the list of choices is endless … A CONSIDERING GIFTS shall I offer words hanging … Continue reading

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The Things I Leave my Grandchild

Grandchildren are so very special. We all want the absolute best for them, now, and in the future. I was considering what I would like to give any one of my grandchildren and came up with this list, you might … Continue reading

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We’re in the throes of writing cards and letters to loved ones far and near, connecting in thought and hope for them all. And then, I watch the news, read the paper, and am distressed by the contrast with the … Continue reading

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People are beginning to feel hassled and frantic, shopping, baking, decorating … this is when I have to remember to take time to just be … A A PREPARATION                                          mail cards                   … Continue reading

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