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Yearly Archives: 2012

to make an end is to make a beginning

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding I didn’t want the New Year to begin without a positive and shining greeting to you for the new year — thank you to all […]

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After Christmas

I hope you all shared a wonderful stress-free Christmas. As busy as we were leading up to Christmas, none of the time was stressful — it was all a “good” busy. The one thing I really miss about not hosting the Christmas dinner is no leftovers! I am wandering around the house today wishing I […]

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Silver Bells

“City sidewalks busy sidewalks. Dressed in holiday style In the air There’s a feeling of Christmas Children laughing People passing Meeting smile after smile And on every street corner you’ll hear …” Wishing you all the most beautiful times of this season. May your homes be filled with peace, love, and joy. Thank you to […]

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Believe in Magic

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ? Roald Dahl “It’s a marshmallow world in the winter When the snow comes to cover the ground It’s the time for […]

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All is merry and bright

Here comes Santa Claus,  Here comes Santa Claus,  Right down Santa Claus Lane,  Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer  Pullin’ on the reins.  Bells are ringin’, children singin’,  All is merry and bright.  So hang your stockings and say your prayers,  ‘Cause Santa Claus comes tonight.  Growing up I was very fortunate that my […]

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Needing very little

{This is the “Silent Sound”. Clicking on her name will tell you more about her.} Yesterday:  The waves were thick and wild. Made two different batches of spiced nuts (Giada’s Spiced Cocktail nuts and Susan’s Sweet & Spicy Rosemary nuts) — I recommend them both but Giada’s are definitely only for those of us who […]

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