Category Archives: holiday

Santa’s Husband? ummmm.. What?

WOW…this really does take the cake………so SO sad.   “Offering a fresh twist on Kris Kringle, a clever yet heartfelt book that tells the story of a black Santa, his white husband, and their life in the North Pole. Everyone knows … Continue reading

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Merry, Blessed Christmas to you all!   Give thanks for the very greatest gift of all. The only thing I can add to that is that I hope you give a few minutes to read this and remember and appreciate and … Continue reading

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 Do you have a family favorite, family tradition, A yearly meal you eat for Christmas?  Is it something ethnic that you’ve had all your life, like many Italians eat fish for Christmas?  Is it going to be something new and … Continue reading

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Christmas Lessons

With fires and family situations, something is becoming even more true to me.   Money means so little….. A friend just emailed me that our mutual friend who lives in Paris (in the old Hemingway apartment and one she bought next … Continue reading

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This cracked me up!

Did you have a favorite Christmas present when you were a kid?  Or even lately!?

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At the Robert Todd Lincoln estate in Manchester,VT. Robert’s father was Abraham Lincoln, who issued the following proclamation on October 3, 1863: “The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and … Continue reading

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GHOST STORIES are good for Halloween!

IRISH GHOST STORY This story happened a while ago in Dublin, and even though it sounds like an Alfred Hitchcock tale, it’s true. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ John Bradford, a  Dublin University student, was on the side of the road hitch-hiking on a … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth…this will make yours happier….

Very little has made me as happy as THIS ARTICLE does.   So, I actually found a great way to be happy on the Fourth, putting aside my obvious happiness that I AM AN AMERICAN, that I am joined with … Continue reading

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Sunday Faith Blog…this whole post is funny and sad…read to the bottom!

First, in honor of FATHER’S DAY,  here are my father’s strongest held beliefs, in order. “I believe in God, family, tradition, being considerate, love, education, discipline and fun!” Though he’s been gone over 20 years, it feels sometimes like yesterday. … Continue reading

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Memorial Day from an Armenian’s point of view; (and some good news)

My mother subscribes me every year to an Armenian community newspaper here in the LA area, The Armenian Observer.  I found this article by an eighty year old Armenian woman, Mary Najarian.  I typed most of it here so we … Continue reading

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