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Luck o’ the Irish

I don’t know where it comes from, but my two younger daughters have imaginations and creativity that astound me. They’ve been chattering all week about St. Patrick’s Day. “I don’t know why people aren’t excited about St. Patrick’s Day,” one … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Epiphany

The icicle lights have disappeared from the rooflines of homes in our neighborhood; the streets are a little dimmer every day.  Yesterday I counted the denuded Christmas trees laying in the gutters, next to the garbage bins, in front of … Continue reading

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O Tannenbaum

The first holiday tradition my husband and I shared was cutting down our own Christmas tree. We lived in Seattle in those early days, and on the first weekend after Thanksgiving we would drive his red 1964 Ford pickup to … Continue reading

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