Tag Archives: Christmas

A Leaf Falls To The Ground Outside My Window – Look! D&D!

The leaves are beginning to turn here in Lexington.  The trees are still mostly green, though, and there is still summer heat, but it’s different.  There is a definitive feeling of its fading in the not-so-distant future.  For the first … Continue reading

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September 1

It’s September!  It’s September!  O’ my gosh, it’s September! Why yes, I have been freaking out a little bit over the beginning of a new month.  “Why?” you ask?  Because November is just a hop, skip, and tidy little jump … Continue reading

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Head Above The Stormy Waters

Yesterday was a horrible day for emotions, especially mine.   Things got to me yesterday.  I couldn’t see the sun for the storm clouds, and they were mighty dark.  There was also a lot of lightning.  Metaphorically speaking. Today a semblance … Continue reading

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Coding “White Trash” in Academia

Source: Coding “White Trash” in Academia I read this essay and, by the end, I was in silent tears.  I know exactly what this person is saying and it is true.  Coming from Appalachia I am very proud of where … Continue reading

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Squee!

The Christmas shopping, except for two presents, is complete! *swoons onto fainting couch (properly, of course)* AND –> Tickets for the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie are purchased and ready for printing off!  I am super excited now, … Continue reading

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Stuffed, Loved, and Happy

For all of you out there, I hope you enjoyed a beautiful Thanksgiving! The Husband and I enjoyed a quiet Thanksgiving here at home. He did the cooking and we both did the eating. A perfectly cooked turkey breast, mashed … Continue reading

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Advent Day 13 – My Melanie

When I was ten years old I was in the hospital.  The doctors didn’t know if I was going to make it or not.  On December 13 Sister 3, Rosetta, gave birth to the most beautiful creature in the world … Continue reading

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Advent Day 12 – A Happy, Crackling Fire In The Fireplace

There is something very soothing about a fire crackling in the fireplace.  Besides the obvious of extra warmth to the house or apartment – we’re lucky to have a fireplace in our apartment – the sense of security and home … Continue reading

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Advent Day 8 And 9 + Update

Hello all, sorry for the delay in the Advent posts, but I now have a sinus/ear infection making me feel like doing anything, much less write or prepare for Christmas.  Yeah, I know, perfect timing, Right?  Anyway, here are days … Continue reading

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Advent Day 6 – Homemade

I was quite surprised when I came on-line today and realized Day 6 hadn’t been posted!  I didn’t even remember writing Day 6 – because I hadn’t!  Shame on me.  Still, I remember what I planned on writing about:  Homemade … Continue reading

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