Tag Archives: Christmas

When the best presents are memories

There are a few of my childhood Christmases that are memorable to me. Most are lost to time now; I know my parents and particularly, my mother struggled to give us as pleasant a holiday as she could every year … Continue reading

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The Hallmark Movie Channel Drinking Game

The Hallmark Channel is not about to produce a movie that doesn’t follow the formula. Continue reading

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Sand for the castle

Christmas is a weird time for me. I knew Christmas had to do with some religious experience people expected me to know but never bothered to explain, and for some reason Santa came into play. In my child world, Santa … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho, Christmas Earworms!

You know what earworm songs are: songs that stick in your head and replay incessantly in your mind. It doesn’t even have to be the whole song, either. Most people are tormented with just the same line or two, over … Continue reading

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Merry Extravaganza!

Jim Dimity, Nancy Sweetanall and I waited on the sidewalk for the Greater Metropolitan Roopville Christmas Parade and Extravaganza to begin. It was a beautiful November day, the kind of day folks would have killed for on July 4th. The … Continue reading

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