Category Archives: Holiday

Happy Hallowee-e-e-e-e-n!!!

Well, with no little ones around these days to take Trick-or-Treating, I think I’ll just “treat” myself to a night in watching the scariest movie I have, “Hocus Pocus”, and a special Halloween dinner: a bacon-wrapped weenie with all the … Continue reading

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Hot Diggedy (Corn)Dog!!

Saturday was National Corndog Day!!!  I recently came across the National Corndog Day website and I was hooked!  Quite simply, every once in a while I get a violent craving to have a corndog!  I had my first one at the … Continue reading

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Santa Claws

Merry Christmas Eve! It’s been five months since our cat, Gizmo, died and I still miss him.  Over the years The Kid took pictures of him and of all of them this one is my all-time favorite: I don’t know … Continue reading

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Before and After the Crack of Dawn on a Sunday Morning in December

6:30 a.m., before dawn cracks . . . I wake to the sound of no sound.  A bit of a stretch, with a groan or two thrown in, and I roll out of bed.  Down in the kitchen to get … Continue reading

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A Good Time Was Had By All . . .

Taking some time off is one thing, but two whole months is a bit much, even for me. Sad news.  Our darling cat Gizmo died in his sleep on June 1st. He’d been a joy and a blessing in our … Continue reading

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HAPPY CINCO de MAYO!!

Something to celebrate!!  It is not Mexican Independence Day, as many people mistakenly believe. It is, however, a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, commemorating the Mexican victory over French invasion forces at the Battle of Puebla, May 5, 1862, … Continue reading

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MAY IS . . .

. . . chock full of things to celebrate! Alrighty. The weather is getting nicer, the sun is shining more, the snow and ice are long gone, and my restlessness has reached an all-time high.  I have to get rid … Continue reading

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HAPPY EARTH DAY!!

Where were you on the first Earth Day?  Were you here on the first Earth Day? Forty-three years ago the first Earth Day was celebrated.  It was a crisp, clean spring morning in Southern California.  I was a freshman struggling … Continue reading

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YOU FOOL!!

For the past week I’ve been actively researching the most up-to-date information of today’s significance in modern history. In other words, I’ve been spending beaucoup time fooling around on the internet looking for April Fool’s jokes. But, I’ve come up … Continue reading

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Happy Easter, Happy Spring!! . . .

Although there is still snow on the ground here, and the possibility of more to come, Spring is definitely on the way.  It’s in the feel of the air, the quality of the light, the color of the sky.  Easter … Continue reading

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