Monthly Archives: December 2006

After December Slips Away (lyrics)

This song is found on Donny Osmond’s Christmas at Home album After December Slips Away The season comes but once a year A gift of precious wonder For all who hold it dear But past the sights And colored lights … Continue reading

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Washer is Down

Well, Lucas went back to his place a bit more relaxed and with a full tummy. He had to be at the prep cook job at 7am Wednesday, just 2 days after Christmas. His cat Scratchy was so happy to … Continue reading

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Christmas Day 2006

Our Nativity Scene is 20 years old hand-carved from olive wood in the Holy Land There’s nothing quite like having sons home from college to mellow out Christmas morning.  They stayed up late into the night, talking like brothers, watching … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

A wreath has no beginning or end—it is eternal. Here’s hoping your morning is worth the anticipation. ~~love and Huggs, Diane ps—although we have a beautiful pine cone wreath made by my sister Denise many years ago, this is the … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

The Christmas Eve service was nice.  Real Nice, with just the proper amounts of old Bible verses and singing Christmas carols, and standing and sitting, and watching children mesmerized with candles and wax drippings while Silent Night came from the … Continue reading

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Read a library rental

As if there aren’t enough things to do this holiday season, I decided to read a book I’ve had my eye on. For One More Day by Mitch Albom I was at the public library and saw it on the … Continue reading

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Answering Christmas Questions

    1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? Please don’t make me choose, since I love both of them.  I’ve been known to ask for a mocha latte in the middle of a heat wave, and to make eggnog from … Continue reading

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Nothing to report in the doldrums

How could it have been a week since the Intrepid was pulled from the mud?  That’s about what I feel like—maybe I’ve been stuck in the mud?  Jumping in place?  Holding my own? For the first couple days I was … Continue reading

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Reasons I have smiled lately

The first greeting card of the season came from my baby brother.  Plus he enclosed a picture of his sons and a hand-written short message. My youngest son, coming inside from the cold weather proclaiming “I am not going to … Continue reading

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So many Distractions

If you are wondering why I’m absent, the crocheted items for Christmas have been keeping me busy.  Although I did do some bookmarks for Baptism gifts and got them sent away. Yesterday, Matthew McConnaughey was a guest on OPRAH because … Continue reading

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