Tag Archives: Christmas

“little tree” by e.e. cummings

I think this poem has been popularized as a children’s book because it’s so beautiful being read aloud. Give it a try. “little tree” by e.e. cummings little tree little silent Christmas tree you are so little you are more … Continue reading

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My Christmas Miracle . . .

. . . THE DOUGH ROSE.

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One-of-a-Kind Tree Ornaments with a Theme . . . Winter Solstice?

This year I decided to decorate my Christmas tree with Stuff From Outside. This is a broad definition, flexible and inclusive of anything I can come up with, because there’s not much outside right now that’s not brown, dormant, or just … Continue reading

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A Mid-October Reminder from Emily Bronte

Fall has always been a difficult time of year for me. Pretty leaves only fall and blow away; Halloween is an unappealing and stupid “holiday” and I dread the most superficial of holidays in the United States, Thanksgiving and Christmas. … Continue reading

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Lame Gifts

Before I moved to a home office at my last job, I worked in an office with a “Secret Santa” exchange. Anyone could sign up, then participants drew names. Once you had someone else’s name, you were responsible for giving … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays, dammit!

Today, a friend sent me an email that read: I will be making a conscious effort to wish everyone a Merry Christmas this year … My way of saying that I am celebrating the birth Of Jesus Christ. So I am … Continue reading

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