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TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS TREES

Some of us toss out the living room Christmas tree on December 26th, because it’s been up since Thanksgiving Day. Christmas Day begins the 12 days of Christmas, a celebration that ends on January 6th with the visit of the … Continue reading

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Perfect Omelette Winds Up Old Year

Yep, sending out 2016 with a great brunch omelette, as my first cooked meal after a medical test yesterday. Had to fast all day Thursday, had routine test under anesthesia Friday, got clean bill of health, ate a small steak … Continue reading

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PAUL BUNYAN’S EXERCISE PLAN

Begin where you are & do something every day.It’s that easy. Nothing more, and nothing less.  You just need to keep on keeping on.     Paul Bunyan was such a giant of a man,so the story goes, he was able … Continue reading

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THE JAPANESE HAVE A NAME FOR MY AFFLICTION

   Hokusai: New Year’s Days of the Tea House Ogi-ya (woodcut) O-souji or The Big Year End Cleaning Ritual I must have been Japanese in a former life.  So far I’ve rearranged the bathroom cabinets, hung a new curtain in … Continue reading

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END OF THE YEAR TRADITION: HOUSE CLEANING

Many of y’all know this past year I lost track of my homeless daughter. Concurrently, I also lost track of cleaning my home. I put on blinders and said, “Dust? What dust?” I may have hit the furniture with a … Continue reading

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