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Tuesday, December 01, 2015
Trip will provide presents and reassurance
Can you believe this is the last day of November?
Thankfulness is at center of cancer issue
In this week dedicated to giving thanks, I have a lot to be thankful for.
Holidays rich with tradition
I can tell that the holidays are getting closer because I have already gotten a request for a Santa letter.
Holiday music should wait until leaves fall
“No!” I practically shouted. “I’m not ready yet.”
Glasses no longer hold the same stigma
Granddaughter Emma has her first pair of glasses.
It’s time for goblins and pumpkin carving
This is the time of year when “the goblins will git you if you don’t watch out!” The line is from a poem by poet James Whitcomb Riley (1849-1916).
Life changes along with the seasons
My little witches are clamoring to be released from their box. I think the carved mummy and the tiny scarecrow figurine are encouraging them to come out and play.
Spend part of Columbus Day outdoors
Happy Columbus Day.
Festival was a fun end to summer
What a difference a day makes.
Family visit provided an escape
It was a beautiful fall day last week.
Grandchildren are fearless while playing
The caption read, “These boys are going to give me a heart attack!” The video was of two small boys playing on a playset. Sounds ordinary, doesn’t it? Except they were on the very top of the thing, holding on to a handy tree branch for balance.
Returning home means return to reality
The best thing about a vacation is the total lack of news from the rest of the world. The worst thing about not being on vacation is listening to the news from the rest of the world. Actually, that is not the worst, but it is distressing.
Family visiting was the best present of all
We celebrated my mother’s 87th birthday last week. There have been many times in the last few years when I couldn’t imagine that she would live this long. I am eternally grateful that my fears were unfounded.
Bread, bowling and Bigfoot were highlights
“Let’s go into the woods!” my grandson exclaimed. After spending two days in a car, I was ready for some exercise. My husband wisely opted out.
Family had a fun day playing together
I turned around to see my son-in-law holding a cracker above my head and grinning like a fool. Granddaughter Emma, was also holding a cracker above my head. They both burst out laughing at getting caught.
The Commercial Review, Jay County's Daily Newspaper
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