Tag Archives: Christmas

Ornament Memories of Christmas Past

I put up a small artificial tree this year. The kids are grown and I’m busy. The thought of putting up a big live tree of dripping needles was too much, but the short old fake tree is a little … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of your past

Ebenezer Scrooge and A Christmas Carol was the subject of our Sunday morning sermon at church. Or rather, confronting the ghosts of your past to put behind your brokenness and narrate a new future. Writing family history and memoir can … Continue reading

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When traditions die

So I’m not quite up to speed in my life yet due to missing the whole month of November (see Nov 21 post, Loss of a Loved One), taking care of after effects, being busy at work and trying to catch … Continue reading

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