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More Christmas Magic

Posted by mcm0704 on December 23, 2017 |

MERRY CHRISTMAS HAPPY HOLY DAYS   Since I am Christian and most of my family and friends are, too, I thought I would lead with that holiday wish, and include the other for the people who celebrate Hanukkah, or any of the other winter solstice holidays. May we all be holy these days and into the […]

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Christmas Magic

Posted by mcm0704 on December 19, 2017 |

Here is a story from Slim Randles that is sure to make you smile. As we celebrate so many winter holidays at this time of the year, stories like this touch our hearts in a special way, no matter which holiday we claim as our own.  And I dare you not to smile at this charming snowman. For years […]

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Looking Ahead to Christmas

Posted by mcm0704 on December 11, 2017 |

Due to the hustle and bustle of holiday preparations added to the hustle and bustle of moving preparations, there is not much time for writing right now, so this may be the last blog post until closer to Christmas. The following is an excerpt from my humorous memoir, A Dead Tomato Plant and a Paycheck, […]

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Holiday Miracles

Posted by mcm0704 on December 6, 2017 |

There are a lot of things worse than the flu. I know. But when you have been knocked down with the fever, chills, sore throat, aches and fatigue, it is the worst thing of the day. Or the week. Hoping mine does not last a whole week, but… In the meantime, Slim Randles is here […]

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Book Review – Jingle and his Magnificent Seven

Posted by mcm0704 on November 26, 2017 |

Jingle and his Magnificent Seven Randy Rawls ISBN-10: 1548898295 ISBN-13: 9781548898298 Trade paperback, 129 pages October 2017, $13.99 BLURB: When Jingle Bell, Santa’s SEIC Santa-Elf-in-Charge) for Southeastern operations of the SBI (Santa Bureau of Investigation) is assigned to recover the naughty list from a rogue elf, he finds himself in need of human partners. He […]

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Monday Morning Musings

Posted by mcm0704 on November 13, 2017 |

I have had a long love affair with trees. It started when I was a child and would climb the large Elm in my backyard. Sometimes to read. Other times to just sit and be away from everything and everybody else. Often it was a refuge. And I was devastated when the people who bought […]

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Book Review Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher by Maxine Sylvester

Posted by mcm0704 on October 8, 2017 |

Ronaldo: The Phantom Carrot Snatcher Maxine Sylvester File Size: 5993 KB Publication Date: November 17, 2016 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B01N64ZOFF BOOK BLURB – Ronaldo is the top flying cadet at the prestigious Reindeer Flying Academy. He dreams of getting his flying license and becoming one of Santa’s reindeer, just like […]

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The Day After Christmas

Posted by mcm0704 on December 27, 2016 |

Do you normally honor Boxing Day? I had not even been aware of it when I was a child, but as a young adult I learned that some traditions call for boxing up gently used clothes and toys the day after Christmas and putting them out for those less fortunate. Some churches have bins for […]

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A Holiday Wish

Posted by mcm0704 on December 24, 2016 |

The following is part of a Christmas letter that singer/songwriter George Gagliardi sends to friends and relatives every year. Not the same letter, of course, but his annual musing on Christmas is always spirit-filled and uplifting. This year, he shares some of his personal challenges from 2015 in the first part of the letter, which […]

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Book Review & Great Gifts

Posted by mcm0704 on December 23, 2016 |

If you are looking for some last minute gifts for the readers on your Holiday gift list check out the books featured on Joan Reeves Slingwords blog.  Books make great gifts – I know I love to get books – and it is so easy now to read on electronic devices that the story  goes every where […]

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