Category Archives: Holidays & Celebrations including Christmas Sparkles

Poetry and prose about getting through the holidays unscathed, and bits from other celebratory events

School Yard Tales:The Great Green Frog Teaches School

Tree Land School was filled with excitement about the Halloween party the following Monday. But Miss Landers had some bad news. “I’m so sorry to miss our big day. But the sub will be the Great Green Frog, so you’ll … Continue reading

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2013 Holiday Letter from Florida

As I look back upon our year I think of folks we hold so dear. We go to church each Sunday for sure. Hildra sings in the choir, and Larry is an usher. My knees and feet act up sometime, … Continue reading

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‘Twas the Morning of Easter

‘Twas the morning of Easter and all through the house. Every critter was a stirring–footprints ran like a mouse. ——– The kids were full of energy, all hustle and bustle. Someone saw the carrots, there was quite a rustle. ——– … Continue reading

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Christmas Sparkles: Yuletide Becons

We all had a busy year, but as the Yuletide becons near. We wish for you what we hold so dear: P E A C E ,    J O Y, and   C A R I N G throughout … Continue reading

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Christmas Sparkles: Yule Mixture

For you, we wish the Christmas Spirit would bring: Lots of holly, mistletoe, candles, poinsettias, and full plates of holiday delights, But few times when you cry out for Rolaids or break a tooth on peanut brittle.   .   … Continue reading

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Christmas Sparkles: A Christmas Greeting

Warm fires, hot fudge, apple pie and yeast. Make Yuletide a memory to go with the feast. —————- So keep it coming – still the running. —————- Have a night of warm home flavor. Let bells ring, and all folks … Continue reading

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Christmas Sparkles: Even Santa Has Soot on His Suit!

Christmas season is such a fine time of year to notice that perfect isn’t always necessary. We might guard against protecting, or even preventing, our children from the experiences of giving. In our rush we sometimes do this and then … Continue reading

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