Category Archives: Holidays

Good Friday – “Were You There?”

. Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the common hall, and gathered unto him the whole band of soldiers. And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe. And when they had platted a crown … Continue reading

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It’s World Down Syndrome Day (3/21)

I’m not usually big on “Awareness” Days, but I make an exception for this one, because it celebrates some very special people. The date that was picked (3/21) is no accident – on this date, we celebrate those wonderful people … Continue reading

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Saint Patrick’s Day meets Sesame Street meets “Danny Boy”

One of the reasons that I love Saint Patrick’s Day is because it gives me an excuse to listen to one of my all-time favorite songs, “Danny Boy“. If there were ever any doubt about my ancestry (I’ve got some … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day (03/14)

Yes, I’m a geek – I bought this for Rachel a couple of years ago: . She’s a geek, too – she loved it…. (And yes, I bought myself one as well – can’t be letting her have all the … Continue reading

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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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