Monthly Archives: December 2014

Wednesday, December 31, 2013

New Year’s Eve.  This year I will not look back at the past nor project into the future.  I want to be present in the NOW, and if I am successful, the present, past, and future are contained there, here. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014. Christmas Eve

Boughs of Holly.  At a recent lunch reunion of three cousins, Cousin Sylvia gave me a trunk load of berry-laden boughs of holly.  Some I shared with others; most is on the railings of my front porch.  The day before … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

A calendar.  Each year I receive a calendar from a friend in New York City.  It is a collection of his photographs, sometimes with poetry appropriate to the month.  This year, the cover has a photograph of two pigeons which … Continue reading

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A Remembrance of Grandparents at Christmastime. My grandmother baked Christmas cookies in angel forms, Christmas tree forms, Santa Claus forms and decorated several of them.  Talented in gardening and crafts, she made decorations with evergreen sprigs, ornaments, and Styrofoam.  She made … Continue reading

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December 3, 2014

Gift Wrapping.  I have never been good at gift wrapping.  I’ve always been embarrassed by my results.  I have thus never enjoyed it.  Just this week, in the midst of the activity, I decided that I would not wrap any … Continue reading

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