Category Archives: Holidays & Celebrations including Christmas Sparkles

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

Pumpkin Carols for Treeland School at YouTube

Here are some songs I’ve done with students for many years. I don’t know where some came from. I’ve edited them over the years to register MILD on my Scare Meter. I used Halloween as a time to enjoy the … Continue reading

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I Used to Cook Book — Quotes and Quips

  I was never a great cook, but I did cook on a regular basis. Proof that I used to cook came when my sons would call and ask me for a recipe. Since I was a budding cook I’ve … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Happy Graduation to Kind Princess Boss Becca

I remember Princess Becca. A smart dresser even then. When we took a picture she turned and quipped “Again” so somehow we knew she’d be her very own kind of royalty. Then I saw a sensitive side when Grandpa Mac … Continue reading

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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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