Category Archives: Holidays


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On Being a Mom

Last year, I wrote about my mother. It’s strange how things you don’t expect surface through writing. If you’re interested, go take a look. This year, however, I want to write about being a mom. Maybe we’ll both learn something … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love the entire process, from getting the house ready and cooking a huge meal to the main event of sitting down with family and friends. My family is pretty relaxed about the details — … Continue reading

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A Melancholy Mother’s Day

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’ve been thinking about my mom. She passed away over ten years ago, but recently she’s been on my mind a lot. (Maybe it’s my age.) I tell my grandchildren about her and show them pictures. … Continue reading

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A Romantic Valentine Day Date

Let me tell you about my most romantic Valentine Day date. When my husband and I were dating, we lived in South Florida where the weather in mid-February is often lovely. For our first Valentine Day together, he surprised me … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Here’s wishing everyone a happy and healthy New Year.

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