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A STRANGE CHRISTMAS

Strange. Everything this year seems upside-down.  Yep, that’s what it is, strange.  We’re having a strange Christmas.  Never ever had one like this.  There are no decorations, no tree (that’s last year’s in the picture), no lights on the bushes … Continue reading

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LONG LIVE THE TREE…AT LEAST UNTIL DECEMBER 25TH.

Rosemarie and I had our annual Christmas Tree debate last week:  live tree vs. artificial tree.   If you landed on this space near this time last December you probably read about last year’s debate.  We have it every year.  By … Continue reading

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BITTER BITTER

It was cold. How cold? It makes no matter how cold once it reaches a certain depth. You feel it in your bones. Your blood thickens to syrup and your cheek bones, never really felt before, now tingle with pin-like … Continue reading

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Christmas Lyrics

I was listening to Christmas music this morning when I suddenly realized it takes on a whole new meaning this year…or maybe non-meaning. Here are some lyrics I picked out that sort of ‘splain all this.  Lyric #1: I’ll be … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS CONTROVERSY

  So, here Rosemarie and I face off, each with a full fury of steam heading down the track at top speed destine for the big collision when our cow bars meet head-on.  Oh, cow bars?  Those are wedge-shaped grills … Continue reading

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Holy Crap, Back Already!

It seems I just took down the­ Christmas Lights. I do not believe it’s been 365 days and nights. So here once more I’m testing bulbs and untangling wire With hopes of illuminating the house to my hearts’ desire. I … Continue reading

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UH-OH…SOMEBODY LEFT MY CAGE DOOR OPEN!

Today’s posting is sort of a stew. There are a few little items on my mind and I think I will just dump them out on the floor and if you see one you like, help yourself. First off, this … Continue reading

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TREE DOWN! …Oh the Arbormanity!

If a Christmas tree falls in a living room, does it make a sound?  The answer is YES…and it’s a horrible big one!  Our Christmas tree toppled over.  I have never had that happen before but there was a combination … Continue reading

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THE TREE IS DONE…ALL IS CALM, ALL IS BRIGHT.

The Christmas tree is finally up, yep it’s all done. It’s a nice round fat one and it weighs a ton. I put on all the lights, making sure they’re all lit Then waited for the grandkids to come to decorate … Continue reading

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OH NO–NOT THE LIGHTS AGAIN!

Okay, it is officially Christmas season at our household.  The outdoor decorations are up and working…at least for now.  This afternoon we went and bought the tree and it’s currently in the stand in the living room—standing on its own … Continue reading

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