Tag Archives: Traditions

Dinner Not Served

The other evening, after sorting some mail and opening a couple of packages that had arrived, I needed to clear off my counters so I could make dinner. I scooped up the mess and moved it all to the most … Continue reading

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One of Many Firsts

I started my day today feeling a bit off, a little sad.  After all, it was the first holiday, the first Easter, since my older brother passed.  I woke up keenly aware that today there was no Easter basket for … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Mail

Most days the thrill of going to the mailbox has been replaced with a sense of tedium. For the majority of the year, opening that little door reveals junk mail and bills. Half of it goes in the recycling bin, … Continue reading

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Red, White and Blue Tradition

I am not a political junkie. I don’t thrive on excitement over elections. I am not “in the know” about every nuance of our local, regional, or national government. I avoid political discussions or getting into arguments about candidates and … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

When was the last time you sent or received a piece of personal mail?  I mean real mail, via the U.S. Postal Service.  Something in a stamped envelope that wasn’t a bill, an ad, or a credit card solicitation? I … Continue reading

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Traditions: The Kaleidoscope of the Holidays

I am fascinated by traditions. We all have them — family traditions, cultural traditions, and traditions of faith.  There are old traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation, and new traditions that have been created from merging … Continue reading

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