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Remember Hallowe’en?

Today I am remembering Hallowe’en traditions, as they used to be. What’s with the apostrophe? Halloween originated as the Eve of All Saints Day, which used to be All Hallows Day. That accounts for the ‘hallow’ part of Halloween. Lots of you already know that. So did I. But I recently learned the rest of […]

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Mid-Holiday Thoughts

Ten favorite quotations I am a collector of quotations. To my mind they are the ideal collectible. They don’t take up space on your mantle or bookshelves, and they offer wisdom and encouragement when you take them out. Plus, they are easy and often useful to share. So without further explanation and in no particular […]

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A Two-step Plan to the Best Christmas Ever

What does it take to make Christmas happen? Holiday season commercials tell you to do MORE this year in order to make Christmas a success. Before your eyes flash pictures of things to buy or to do that, the ads imply, will make your holidays better. But must every year somehow surpass the year before? […]