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Countdown to Christmas Day

Countdown to Christmas Day

Countdown Christmas, as we have known its celebration, is on hold. None of the usual holiday hoopla is diminishing my charm this year! Of course, I’ve had to forego the grumpy personal commentary on how commercial Christmas has become. Well, thanks to COVID-19, I get...

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Brace Yourself

Brace Yourself

You’d better brace yourself, today, I tell myself as I strap on a well-used back brace. Of course, the old back isn’t the only thing that needs a bit of support these days. In an autumn’s garden there’s always an occasion to give myself a pep talk, or ask a cautionary...

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Advent in the 2020 Pandemic

Advent in the 2020 Pandemic

Advent is a liturgical time of preparation; a season to get myself ready to celebrate a birthday – the birth of Christ the Lord.  It begins Sunday, November 29 . . .  in the 2020 Pandemic So, out came my Christmas Album by John Rutter and the Cambridge Singers. Few...

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Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020

Thanksgiving 2020 and the Twilight Zone Thanksgiving in 2020 reminds me of episodes in the Twilight Zone when the astronauts, recognizably American, found themselves on foreign planets, in quarters remarkably like ones they knew on earth. Just a few details were...

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Sometimes A Girl Just Needs A Haircut!

Sometimes A Girl Just Needs A Haircut!

Sometimes a girl just needs a haircut, and I can understand why Ms Pelosi may have bent the rules to have her hair done! Enough already with the tut-tutting! Speaker Pelosi  and I may not have much in common, but I can sure sympathize with her wanting a haircut! It's...

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