Category Archives: Holiday

Seeing Red. Again.

A timely repost. Seeing Red | Tuesday2s Blog. Advertisements

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Can You Find it in a Book?

I spent the day after Christmas doing some shopping for my practical daughter who insisted that bargain hunting for her gifts would not offend her at all.  We are a practical family; my daughters have certainly taken on the thrifty … Continue reading

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First Santa. Now the Tooth Fairy?

It’s that time of year. Inescapable weeks between pumpkin carving and champagne cork popping, when I take on the task of sharing my thoughts on The Santa Conspiracy, A.K.A. Christmas (and quite possibly the catchy title for my upcoming, soon to be … Continue reading

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Living & Learning

Image via Wikipedia “Freedom is not worth having if it doesn’t include the freedom … to make mistakes.”

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Be My Guest!

I don’t usually ever make a big deal out of milestones, Hallmark holidays, or even my birthday.  (Mom is the real honoree on that day.) Everyday we wake up is a holiday, a special day, a day to celebrate.  Right? Yes! … Continue reading

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Weighing in on Mother’s Day

I’m not a fan of cut flowers.  They die too soon. I don’t crave boxed chocolates.  Too much sugar makes me miserable. Greeting cards get kept for a while.  Displayed, then thrown away. I don’t like presents. Period. But every Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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What’s on Your Easter Bucket List?

Many of my friends spend the night before Easter much like the night before Christmas…  getting their house ready for the early morning magic madness of making memories. The kids will wake up early and hunt like scavengers (read as… there will … Continue reading

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I’ll Drink to That

  “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s need, but not every man’s greed.”       – Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 Related Articles ‘Great Soul’: Joseph Lelyveld tells Mahatma Gandhi’s larger-than-life story (

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Seeing Red

:     I have never been infatuated with Valentine’s Day.  Or any holiday. Warning:  Holiday Hater ahead. Cupid fans can X out now. I’m not a nonconformist.  I just don’t buy commercialism. The holidays are monopolized by card creators, jewelry … Continue reading

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