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Traditions Matter

Posted in StoryChick24

They say, “you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone” and this year I’ve come to realize that in many ways, but none more significantly than the holiday traditions that I have always associated with Thanksgiving. When I was told this year that we wouldn’t be celebrating Thanksgiving with a traditional turkey dinner it felt so wrong I refused to think about it. I have only had one other Thanksgiving where a turkey and all the fixings weren’t a part of the day and it stands out as one of the worst Thanksgivings I’ve ever had. I didn’t understand…

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Posted in justachik1

I love Christmas. I always have. I love Christmas so much I used to celebrate it two times a year. And why not? There’s so much to love. People are kinder. Family becomes more important. The daily whirl slows for a brief moment and there’s a touch of magic in the air. The world, as a whole, takes on a glow. In fact, the same street lights and shop signs I see illuminated all year appear to shine brighter, twinkle a bit more during the holiday season. For me, it really is the most wonderful time of the year. This…

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Here’s lookin at you kid!

Posted in Chik25

It’s Christmas Day! Hopefully this finds all of you surrounded by those that you love…or at least snuggled up with a good holiday movie. I must confess, my family watches a lot of movies.  We watch movies at home, we enjoy going to the theater… especially at dinner time, because then I don’t have to cook!  With all this movie watching, we quote movies ALL the time.  Yes. We are THAT family. My favorite time is the at the start of the holiday season, when we break out our holiday movie collection….and you guessed it, we start throwing around some…

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