Tag Archives: Christmas

I’ll Have A Blue Christmas Without You…

  I’ve always loved Christmas, and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in the Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. For nearly 30 years, December has been a month of festivity and fun! … Continue reading

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When The Merry Isn’t In Your Christmas

Today, I’m asking you to go somewhere else, to read Tales From the Motherland. This is my first original Huffington Post piece– the first time I didn’t write it here first, and repost it there! So, please head over to … Continue reading

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And The Christmas Miracles Abounded…

I believe in magic; I’ve said it before. I believe that magic presents itself to us in ways that we don’t always recognize or appreciate, but it’s magic just the same. I believe in goodness. I believe it outweighs bad, … Continue reading

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An Oldie: Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho!

Tales from the Motherland Straight up with a twist Skip to content ← The Middle… Have to Laugh or I’d Cry… Oh, Right! I’m Crying Too. The Middle… The U.N. Full Assembly → Countdown to Holiday Spirit: Oh Baby, Call Me Ho, Ho, Ho! Posted … Continue reading

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Bucket List Dreams Come True, Another Face to Face Blogger Encounter: NYC a Twofer

Note: It took me all week to get around to writing this post, because my week was bat ass crazy! Not a minute to really write or reflect. So, I’ve spared nothing here. No part 1 and 2, as would … Continue reading

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The Middle: Leftovers

This Christmas I realized something… there are a lot of leftover feelings and memories that cloud the holidays for me. Melancholy falls on me as Christmas approaches and shift my experience, as hard as I try to surround myself with … Continue reading

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Moo, Baa, Fa-La-La!

In the spirit of the season and to support a good cause, this is a Fundraising Post for Heifer International.  Nathan Bransford is an author whose blog I follow closely. He’s done a fundraiser for Heifer International, on his own blog … Continue reading

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Christmas Tripping

Tonight we finally decorated our tree. I wanted to do it a week+ ago, but Smart Guy was visiting our daughter in Israel and Middle Man is off at college. Neither Little Man or I wanted to decorate the tree … Continue reading

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Sometimes The Pressure of the Holly, Isn’t So Jolly…

I’ve always been a Christmas person and when I married Smart Guy and we agreed to raise our children in Jewish faith, I embraced Hanukkah as well. That makes December a big huge holiday fest each year! I love the … Continue reading

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These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things… 2nd Annual

Note: Some knee surgery and plenty of November/December distractions have made writing a bit more challenging than usual. I’ve fallen behind. This week, I’m combining my Monday post and The Middle into one post. Also, for several hours I’ve been … Continue reading

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