Category Archives: Holidays

Happy Holidays: Because This Blog Really Isn’t Just About A Merry Christmas

Yep, it’s a Happy Holidays Blog.  Really.  All of the holidays from October to January in one convenient read.  Nothing anti-Christmas about this as I’m certainly NOT shortchanging that holiday by addressing all the others.  Christmas just happens to be only one … Continue reading

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November And December, Chock Full O’ Things

Not sure how full Chock Full is, but I like the saying.  And those two months were definitely full and busy and worthy of the Chock. Let’s see, last we spoke, I told you about Halloween, even though it was after … Continue reading

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Halloween With Belles On

I’m not one to shy away from getting creative.  Especially at Halloween.  We carve pumpkins, wear costumes (well, the kids do) and we put up an outdoor display that goes beyond what most of the neighbors set out.  I said “most”… if you’re … Continue reading

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February Needs To Stop Kicking My Ass

I’ve been ignoring the blahg.  Not really trying to; it just happens. Although it’s never completely out of my mind. It’s always niggling at me: put something in the blaaaahg…get something on paaaaper…record what’s going oooon… write something she saaaaaid, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week And A Condo Conundrum

When we told people we would be going to the beach in Port Aransas, down on the Texas Coast, the first weekend of  Thanksgiving break, their immediate reaction was “You know it’s November, right?”   Cuz I guess hearing that someone is … Continue reading

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Holiday Music

I would have to say one of my favorite parts of this holiday season has been the singing.  No, not the 24 hour Christmas music radio stations.  Not the holiday muzak in the mall.  Just Riley.  The child sings all the … Continue reading

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Christmastime Is Heeeeeere!

Thinking of that title, I realize I actually missed all of the holiday specials this year.  No Charlie Brown Christmas with the crazily dancing Peanuts kids; no Frosty with the evil magician; no It’s A Wonderful Life with the little … Continue reading

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