Category: Holidays

Christmas Is ~~ Dale Evans

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Fruitcake Facts, Folly, and An Offer

Christmas means fruitcake time. It’s the most belittled icon of the season. I’m a fruitcake lover and this is such a sad, sad thing to me. Johnny Carson began the trend of fruitcake bashing with his comment that… Read More

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Christmas Is ~~ Santa Claus

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Family Traditions around the Thanksgiving Table

Our children are married with families of their own and some of their children are married so our attendee number for holidays varies every year. This Thanksgiving we were only missing the members living out-of-state. The rest of… Read More

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Thanksgiving Blessing

Today is Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The day to think about all the things we are thankful for. You, our readers, are top of the thankful list for Chicken Wrangler Sara and me. We offer this… Read More

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Two Ways to Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

I know blogging about thankfulness and gratitude in November is cliché, but what better time to focus our thoughts on thankfulness and gratitude. After all, we do celebrate Thanksgiving Day in America this month. Too often, though, our… Read More

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Halloween Inspiration – Linus

This Halloween may your pumpkin patch as well as Linus’ patch be found without a sign of hypocrisy.

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Black Cats, Black Dogs, and Bad Luck

Around Halloween time, black cats and black dogs get a bad rap for their reputation of bringing bad luck. Black cats have had a major role in folklore and mythology for centuries. Some of it good, some of… Read More

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Labor Day Rest and Rainbows

Today is Labor Day. Unlike most U.S. holidays, it is a strange celebration without rituals, well, except for shopping and barbecuing. Interesting to note that Labor Day is also celebrated in Canada. Peter J. McGuire, founder of the United… Read More

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Words of Wisdom for the 4th of July

Happy 4th of July!

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