Monthly Archives: December 2010

Gathering Warmth

This is the time of year when Lucy usually sleeps on my head. I don’t normally mind sharing a bed with my cat. She has been my constant companion through some difficult times and booting her out of the bed … Continue reading

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Heavenly Host

The Christmas pageant was conducted with the usual fanfare. I entered the basement of the small country church I have been attending, then beat a hasty retreat as I blundered into a host of angels all preparing for their entrance. … Continue reading

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Christmas Cookies

My sister and I bake only white Christmas cookies. They contain a variation on white flour, sugar and butter with a dash of vanilla or almond thrown in as an afterthought. The cookies must be white. They cannot be large. … Continue reading

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Wood Glue

It was snowy and Milo got less exercise than normal so he had to find another diversion. Luckily, Milo is a resourceful dog and he quickly discovered that the cedar siding on Daniel’s house was easily removable. He had proudly … Continue reading

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The Nap

The thankfulness of Thanksgiving spilled into Friday and the weekend. There was a lot of leftover time to spend with family and a lot of pie that required eating. I stayed up north at my parents’ cabin with my sister … Continue reading

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