Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Greetings from Grumpy

Stressed. Exhausted. Frazzled. Yep, that’s been me. Grumpy. Grouchy. Irritable. Demanding. Snippy and Surly and Sullen. And that has been me, too–or so my husband has claimed. And although I haven’t been particularly fond of his observations, I have to admit … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

In countless households all over the world, mamas and papas were smiling with joyous anticipation. The kids were coming home–all of them–all at the same time! A celebration of this magnitude required weeks of intense preparation. First, the lists had … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas

My Dearest Santa Claus: I realize if I were a true believer in the boundlessness of your magical abilities, I would be asking you for food for the hungry, jobs for the unemployed, and a safe haven for the abused.  … Continue reading

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