Category Archives: Holiday Festivities

New Year’s Resolutions – a Pictorial

For 2018, I firmly resolve to:   Quit my day job.   Read more books   Kill more people (but only if they really need killing).   Work out more.   Drink more wine.   Embrace the unusual.   Unleash … Continue reading

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Because . . . Saturn

Winter Solstice is getting a very bad rap this year. Some claiming to be in the ‘equinox-know’ warn that today will be “the worst day of 2017.” News outlets everywhere report this negative Nell story as if it is Real … Continue reading

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THE TIME HAS COME, THE WALRUS SAID

I’m taking a break from general kvetching to appreciate the peace and beauty of the day. I have so very much to be thankful for in my life. I’m even holding off on my annual Holiday Snark post. I’m especially … Continue reading

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The Dark Soul of Solstice

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell   Edith Sitwell is my soul … Continue reading

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Small Talk and Holiday Decorating Tips

The Pillow – the only holiday decoration needed! We are now well into the Festive Holiday Season, which rolls out around Halloween (my favorite holiday), breaks into a trot just before Thanksgiving, builds up to a full-tilt boogie between Black … Continue reading

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