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MAGICAL MELLOW MONDAY

It’s the last day of the year, and many will be ushering the old year out and welcoming the New Year with dancing, dinner, party hats, noisemakers, confetti, and a toast. It might be a magical night. Some will celebrate with family and friends, sitting around, enjoying each other’s company. There will be plenty of food to satisfy anyone’s appetite. […]

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Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Sunday

Don’t you just love it when your day turns out better than you planned?  Today was one of those days. It was a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious day! It all started back on Christmas Day when my grown children chipped in and bought my husband and me a fifty-inch television. Wow! I was overwhelmed and surprised beyond words.  My youngest son, Michael was in […]

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Sun Shining Saturday

Although it was a beautiful day, the morning started out on a sad note. My husband and I attended my cousin, Lisa’s funeral. Lisa was a beautiful woman who passed at the age of forty-five. She was a brave soul who never complained about her cancer. Lisa was always optimistic and lived life to the fullest with her two sons […]

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FLOURISH FRIDAY

Even though it was a rainy day, it was a great day. Many of you probably know that I am a retired Special Education teacher. I loved my students and really enjoyed my job.  Today, my husband and I visited his daughter near Philadelphia. She has two sons. One son is on the spectrum. I was so pleased how well-adjusted […]

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TAILOR MADE THURSDAY

This was a tailor-made day! A beauty, a day with plenty of sunshine, blue skies, and warmer than usual temperatures.  Not bad for December 27th. This kind of day always rejuvenates me, especially after the busyness of Christmas.  As I thought about today’s story, two words, tailor-made, kept creeping back into my thoughts.  This is going to sound a little […]

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WOVEN WARMTH WEDNESDAY

Today, I traveled to Harrisburg to visit with my oldest daughter and her family. Now, I must say that she visited me for Christmas, however with the hustle and bustle of the day, finding time with her was difficult. A few years ago, we started a tradition that I always look forward to. On the day after Christmas, my husband […]

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MARY MANGER MONDAY

It is the night before Christmas and Ethel the cat is curled up as I dashed through the rooms, emptying bags, wrapping presents, dipping pretzels, and cleaning up.  The trees are ready, and the stockings are hung waiting for the big day. As I made a cup of tea, I caught a glimpse of the moon. A beautiful moon high in […]

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