Category: Holidays

Love Quotes for February – Shakespeare

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Valentine cards – the legend and origin

As a writer of love stories, February 14th is one of my very favorite holidays. As a history buff, I love the legend and the origin of sending valentine cards. Valentines are the mirror of romance. The LEGEND …

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It’s February and Love is in the Air

Hearts are everywhere. Commercials are pushing chocolates, wine, fancy dinners, lingerie, and Hallmark cards. Florists are offering specials on roses. Love songs flow from the airways. The commercialization bothers me a bit. The statistics stagger me. The National …

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Starting 2019 with Martin Luther King

Today we honor Martin Luther King, the symbol for non-violent protest since the sixties Civil Rights Movement. His leadership in a trying time inspired change. He stirred, and still stirs, our conscience with his words. Here are some …

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Christmas Is ~~ Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Holiday Greetings

Happy Christmas Eve! View from the Front Porch will be on hiatus December 27 through January 7. Before we go we want to share this free image from my friend and fellow blogger, Edie Melson. It’s such a …

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Christmas Is ~~ Janice Maeditere

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Christmas Card Time

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is receiving Christmas cards from family and friends. That’s why this Family Circus cartoon in the Sunday funnies caught my eye.I keep the cards we receive every year, bundle …

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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 …

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