Tag Archives: holidays

thanksgiving is about gratitude

Usually around this time of year, I post my annual rant about the commercialization of the holidays, and how every year the advertisements for Christmas, in particular, come earlier and earlier. Despite that this year I have seen TV commercials … Continue reading

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counting down

I have been preparing for the arrival of B's family. I am still not sure what the next couple of weeks will be like. My anxiety levels are high though. This is the first time that we will be spending … Continue reading

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they most likely are not coming

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found photos

http://a3.vox-data.com/6a00c2251c367f8fdb00e398c59db30002-html I thought these were lost. They are the Marshall Fields holiday display from 2005. The theme was Cinderella.  Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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out with a …

Yesterday we had lunch with B's Uncle and his family – essentially the same group we shared Christmas with. We met at a favorite Chinese restaurant of B's Uncle. We have had lunch with him there several times now. The … Continue reading

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only 54 shopping days…

It seems like every year I have to post this earlier and earlier. Target already had their Christmas decorations up before Halloween this year. AUTHOR'S NOTE: On November 12, 2003, I wrote this while sitting in a Starbucks watching as … Continue reading

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