Tag Archives: gifts

The Holidays go Viral

This is a bizarre holiday season that is unlike any we have ever experienced.  The coronavirus presents a formidable Scrooge and we have no choice but to utter bah humbug in agreement.  Rosemarie and I, as the senior members of … Continue reading

Posted in Family, holiday | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in holiday, home, moving | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Family, Poetry, of sorts, Uncategorized, WHATEVER!, WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OKAY, SANTA’S GONE…YOU CAN COME OUT NOW

Well, it’s over.  Sort of anti-climatic, I know.  Now it’s back to the store to return what didn’t fit, didn’t work or didn’t please.  Then, it’s squeeze what little money you have left to pick up some post-holiday bargains.  Hang … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

As I get older, it seems the joy of Christmas is dissipating.  First of all, in our hurried and revved up times, it comes too soon.  Think about it…doesn’t it seem like we just did this a few months ago?  … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

XMAS SHOPPING FOR THAT SPECIAL SOMEONE

Finished your Christmas shopping?  I know, you’re just about getting started.  While your trying to figure out your gift list for all your friends and loved ones, did you ever stop think what you would do if you had to … Continue reading

Posted in WHATEVER! | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

SHOP TIL YOUR PAGE-TURNING FINGERS DROP!

You would think with the Internet going full throttle, the day of snail mail merchandise catalogs would be numbered.  Not!  Our Contributing Editor, Ron Carmean, is a catalog junkie.  In fact, there’s still plenty of junk, and good stuff, you … Continue reading

Posted in WRITING | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment