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Tag Archives: Christmas

Putting Away Christmas

Christmas tabletop decoration with tree on top of van

In many households, as well as mine, somewhere near the first of the year, the inevitable putting away of Christmas occurs. The holidays are over …

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Christmas Cactus People

Christmas cactus plant

My mother always owned a Christmas cactus. It was often tucked away in a cool spare bedroom during the fall, thus nurtured for blooming. So …

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Happy Holidays

Lady looking out window

I brought in the mail, a handful of letters looking for donations, some with free Christmas cards. Usually, the cards have pretty pictures with the …

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Getting and Giving

Dear God: Forgive me for forgetting what Christmas is about. I live in an overly commercialized country where merchants promote Christmas as a shopping bonanza. …

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Unplug the Machine

Christmas of 1996 was the holiday-from-you-know-where for my husband and me. Despite the very best of intentions, I practically ruined everything by trying to make …

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