Category Archives: Holidays

Valentine’s Day – A Little Romance

. Last night, we went to see “American Sniper” (great movie – if you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it). After the movie, Paul wanted to stick around until the “50 Shades of Grey” theater right next to … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Called My Mother in Three Weeks….

My dear sweet mother sent me a check for my birthday this year. After thinking about what I really wanted, I decided that now that we have a proper fireplace with a mantle, it was time to have a few Christmas stockings … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #25: Songs for Christmas Day

. . Gets me every time…

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #24: The Night Before Christmas

. And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed….And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #24: The Day Before Christmas

. Happy day before Christmas! I had a bit of a conundrum with today’s musical selections. I ended up with many selections which lend themselves to “Christmas Eve”; some deal with the “Santa Claus” aspect of Christmas, while others celebrate … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #23: A Trio of Very Intelligent Gentlemen

When I was a kid, I loved this song, but it took me FOREVER to finally get the rhythm down right when I would sing it without accompaniment! Of course, in church, we sang it reverently, but there have been … Continue reading

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My Advent Calendar of Music – Day #22: An Old-Fashioned Christmas

Whoever made the decision to team up Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters deserves a medal for raising the spirits of families in this country at a time when there was lots of uncertainty about what the future held in … Continue reading

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