Category Archives: Celebration

Holiday Salutations

On Christmas morning, my hubby wanted to go for a morning walk. We’re at an age now where, no matter how late we nod off to slumberland the night before, we still get up at the same time. Bright and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Freedoms

Tomorrow, people will celebrate our nation’s independence day.  Already the frenzy over grabbing the best cuts of beef, ribs, chicken, fish, and a whole gamut of vegetables, has been a dizzying scene at most food retailers.  Families and friends will … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice Wedding

This past weekend, we dedicated our time to celebrate with some dear friends the marriage of their youngest daughter, Christina, in Carmel Valley.  Christina and our daughter have been friends since they were in Middle School. They were classmates, sports … Continue reading

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How I Spent My Day

I had been looking forward to today so much that I could almost taste it in my mouth.  For a change I had announced that I was not going to be available on this day. I would be busy. I … Continue reading

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To My Nieces On Their Graduation

Dear Ronna and Mara: This period marks such a milestone to you and your family, with a high school graduation and a college graduation in the same year. For us parents, it is a time for quiet gratification that we … Continue reading

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Delia’s Christmas Manners

Delia Ephron has written an Op-Ed on the NYTimes about Christmas Manners in this era of extreme diversity we now live in.  She promises to “answer questions for those tricky situations we all face at this time of the year.” … Continue reading

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The Pretend Reindeer

Happy Holidays to the WordPress Community!

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Eve Salutations

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Easter Greetings

Everywhere you look, read, browse, drive by, walk by, and listen to, there are ads and displays galore of the sugary-sweet cutest more adorable looking buck-toothed bunnies, yellow chicks, elaborately adorned bright-colored eggs in wicker baskets.  Our household has long … Continue reading

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On December 25th, We Cooked Up A Storm!

For this Christmas Day, we decided to cook a Holiday Brunch instead of going out to some fancy feast where someone else slaved all night for us hungry mortals.  And so, when Eliz of Mirth and Motivation asked on her … Continue reading

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