Monthly Archives: December 2009

post-christmas celebration

Here it is New Years Eve and I’m sitting in my “spot” three feet away from my dear man, with the TV broadcasting the Times Square extravaganza. I flew in from Denver earlier today following a three-day post-Christmas celebration with … Continue reading

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christmas and another quiz

Our grandson Oscar brought his parents with him from Philadelphia to celebrate Christmas, and celebrate we did, with lots of family and food and laughter and singing and presents and cameras. I imagine your day included most of the same … Continue reading

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annual christmas greeting

Here it is—our annual Christmas greeting, the shortest one in my 40-year history of producing annual Christmas greetings. One page! You might even want to take a look. Just click HERE.

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more christmas fun

Earlier this week we replaced our weekly team meeting with a Christmas brunch. A white elephant exchange traditionally comes up in the planning and this year was no exception. Unfortunately, Mauri didn’t get to keep the cool Star Wars light … Continue reading

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look who’s coming to our house!

We’ve been making the most of the season—Christmas tea with my friends; a concert of Christmas music at George Fox University; traditional brunch with the local Macy “kids” at what for many, many years was The Benson Hotel in Portland—but … Continue reading

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This is making the rounds on e-mail, but I thought I’d post it anyway. First the pic, then the (anonymous) story. “The good news is that I truly outdid myself this year with my Christmas decorations. The bad news is that I … Continue reading

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Ever since reading The Art of Racing in the Rain, I’ve wondered what Darcy is thinking. This book is written in the first person, with a dog as the “I” character, which is preposterous, of course, but interesting nonetheless. The … Continue reading

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’tis the season

Mauri is brimming with Christmas spirit. He’s decorated the windows with battery-operated candles, he’s started thinking about stocking stuffers, NFC Brass played its annual two-hour gig of  Christmas music at Chapters, and maybe most indicative of all — his Christmas … Continue reading

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