Tag Archives: holidays

Time-Saving Tips for the Holidays **wink**

Finding time for everything in daily life can be a challenge. The holidays add an extra burden to the growing list of things to do. This year marks the shortest amount of time between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Think you can do … Continue reading

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A Wild Year in Pictures

I hope you have enjoyed my Wild Ride! Feel free to click on the links to see the corresponding stories and photo essays. January Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado. February Contemplating Whale’s Tail in Breckenridge, Colorado.

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‘Tis an Attempt to Make You Smile!

‘Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, the family was out. Woke up at 6:00. Left @ 6:30 – Gone Shreddin. Love Kelly. Call meh for da plan. High 4! The stockings … Continue reading

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The Nightmare Trip Before Christmas

The cards have been sent with 20 cents extra postage, the stockings are hanging perilously close to our gas fireplace, and I ate a dozen of the cookies I baked for the last exchange of the season. Tonight I am … Continue reading

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Avoid the Big Nose, Giant Head, and Devil Eyes this Holiday Season

It is so much fun to point, shoot and instantly post your photographs on Facebook or Twitter. I really enjoy seeing them, but there are some pretty gawdawful pictures out there. Let me help you banish the bleak, delete the … Continue reading

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Creeped Out by Santa

Do I look terrified or what? My sister escaped! Let me start out by clarifying that I love the idea of Santa Claus as the embodiment of joy and generosity for children around the world. But it was the department … Continue reading

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Do You Think It’s Wonderful?

When you think about how many films you have viewed during your lifetime, have you ever wondered why some remain timeless? They can be watched over and over again without losing their impact. It’s a Wonderful Life is one of … Continue reading

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I Am a Virgin

I’ll admit it. I have never done it. It was way too risky for me. Lack of protection and the aftermath if compromised has kept me from the experience. But, I am finally ready. The idea of trying something new … Continue reading

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Tackling the Turkey

Don’t I look confident? It is all a facade. When my children were younger, I would get nervous just thinking about Thanksgiving. Roasting that humongous bird was intimidating. All those years of my own mother making the perfect feast loomed … Continue reading

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Boycott the Madness

Back in the day, the Friday after Thanksgiving was the traditional kick-off for holiday shopping. After perusing the advertisements in the morning, we would devise a plan for the next day. Then we would enjoy time with our family by … Continue reading

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