Tag Archive: holidays

Another year…another year.

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  The Evolution of New Year’s celebrations. Age 10:  Light the sparklers. Age 20:  Sparkling fireworks followed by large quantities of alcohol. Age 30:  Taking your children to fireworks. Age 40:  Keeping your… Continue reading

Not feeling the Christmas Spirit

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  Don’t feel like taking a ribbon ribbing today. This might be part of the problem: …but it’s 3 in the morning and I can’t have any…of anything…  Most of the time, I’m… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Cats, Dogs and Decorating

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I love a gorgeous Christmas tree — if it’s still planted in the yard — surrounded with tiny outdoor lights in soft colors that don’t blink. Every year, millions of trees are cut… Continue reading

Father’s Day thoughts

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As a parent of children 43 and 41, I remember what it’s like to be “on-call” 24/7.  As a grandparent, I know that both my children can tell you the same thing:   Parents… Continue reading

Meowy Arfs-mess

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MERRY CHRISTMAS From Florida! I did my shopping online at Amazon.   3 gifts certificates. My shopping is done. For your Christmas cheer, here are a few of the reasons I don’t have a Christmas… Continue reading

Senseless holiday sarcasm: HalloThanksChristmaKkah strikes again.

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October, November and December once contained three distinct holidays in the USA.  The metamorphosis from weeks between Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas, and one giant blur, has happened during my lifetime. Did you know… Continue reading

Fractured Christmas Carols

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YouTube is full of surprises.   I love listening to Christmas carols.  And what’s more festive than one that makes you laugh? Have a few fractured Christmas carols.  They come at you like rubber… Continue reading

JOELLE’S TALES: FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH #TMAT120 #WRITING #PROMPT FOR DECEMBER 2018

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PLEASE participate   It’s not like I’m asking you to be the grinch for Christmas.  My husband already took that job.   TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS     Welcome to DECEMBER… Continue reading

Thankful

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Being thankful — that’s what it’s all about.    I’m thankful for a family who reads my blog …in self-defense. I’m thankful for the people in my life who understand …that I’m not-quite-right.… Continue reading

Senseless Sunday Sarcasm : Travel

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In the next few days, I’ll be traveling to Oklahoma City. Why not Hawaii, or an island with pristine white beaches and warm, clear waters? My daughter lives in the center of the… Continue reading