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December – Thank God’s it’s almost OVER

Between holiday parties, family gatherings and wrapping presents (which about 80 percent are still under the tree since once they were unwrapped at warp speed, they were tossed into the “I don’t want this shit” pile) I feel like I have had about 10 minutes to myself.

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Has ‘Elf on a Shelf’ replaced Santa?

On this Dec. 4 morning, I am reading through everyone's Face Book statuses who are crazy enough to have bought into the "CREEPY ASS ELF ON A SHELF" fad.I would like to know when you all have time to have the Elf "make a mess" and then you are all cleaning up after the elf.… Continue reading Has ‘Elf on a Shelf’ replaced Santa?

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Thanksgiving – don’t let November fly by

Every year the holiday of Thanksgiving gets smaller and smaller. And Christmas seems to be getting bigger and bigger.A holiday that is one day of the year, as opposed to an entire month (like December), loses its meaning the moment the clock strikes midnight on Nov. 1.Toys R Us already distributed their gift guide, detailing… Continue reading Thanksgiving – don’t let November fly by

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Remembering the elderly at Christmas

A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old. It is easy to love children. Even tyrants and dictators make a point of being fond of children. But the affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture. ~ Abraham J. Heschel (… Continue reading Remembering the elderly at Christmas