Monthly Archives: December 2013

Quiet And Safe

Quietly ringing in the New Year as I listen to all the merriment outside. Fireworks light up the sky as sirens scream in the distance. I smile as the sounds evoke happy memories and pray that everyone stays safe this … Continue reading

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Count It Down

Christmas Day has come and gone The new presents put away Fond memories bring joyous smiles And happy times together Now the countdown For The New Year comes – One day closer till the end When Auld Lang Syne is … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Need Christmas Early

December has been a stressful month for The Kids and me.  Alexa, my daughter-in-law, has been job hunting since she was laid off before Thanksgiving.  Then last Tuesday (December 16) she was forced to drive over a huge log in the … Continue reading

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Christmas’ Reasons

What does Christmas mean to you? Is it presents and parties or families gathering together to give Thanks for The Child born in the manger? Is it lighting candles to help Santa and the reindeer find their way or lighting … Continue reading

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Healthy and hydrated: 8 Easy recipes for fruit infused water

Tired of plain water? Check out these recipes.

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An apology too late

Originally posted on Sharmishtha Basu's:
I was young, naïve, selfish too Too busy in my own hole Failed to see your pain Or ask the right questions That may have brought some change I wonder what crossed your mind…

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Here there be dragons

Why do you write?

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Yes Virginia, I Can Drive At Night

Tuesday night (Dec. 16) was a very scary night for me and my family.  My wonderful daughter-in-law, Alexa had visited a friend and was driving home when she hit a log in the road on N231 between Midland City, AL … Continue reading

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What A Lovely Gift

  My blogging friend,  Tazein Mirza Saad who has the uplifting blog  has nominated me for some awards and I am so thrilled and humbled.   Tazein hasn’t been feeling too well; so I know you all will wish … Continue reading

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Simple Decorating Solutions

I blogged before about how I took a pillow case and made it into a wall decoration when I first moved into this apartment.  Well today I got tired of stuffing a towel in front of my living room door and had one … Continue reading

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