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Making Christmas ?

People everywhere are doing something tonight to make this holiday one that they will cherish and hopefully share those memories with loved ones and friends that mean the most to them. I would urge everyone, however, to take a little … Continue reading

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Gathering Leaves

by Robert Frost Spades take up leaves no better than spoons, And bags full of leaves, are light as balloons. I make a great noise of rustling all day Like rabbit and deer running away. But the mountains I raise … Continue reading

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A Season of Miracles

For me, Easter and Earth Day are almost synonymous because both signify a God-gifted ability to resurrection, rebirth and eternal renewal. No other time of year is quite the same because the other seasons follow a predictable pattern. Spring is … Continue reading

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Autumnal Bliss !

No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace As I have seen in one autumnal face.  -John Donne Every leaf speaks bliss to me Fluttering from the autumn tree. – Emily Brontë It’s my most favorite time of the year … Continue reading

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Tasty Toast Tricks

If you like toast as much as I do you’ll have fun with these recipes because they’re easy, really good and save a lot of cooking time. Plain toast with regular butter usually does it for me. Sometimes, though, even … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Wishes

“My best of wishes for your merry Christmases and your happy New Years, your long lives and your true prosperities.” Charles Dickens  

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Thoughts on Thanksgiving

Long before our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, proclaimed and designated Thanksgiving an official national holiday in the 19th century, the founders of our country held similar celebrations about this time of year. As a matter of fact, it was on … Continue reading

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A Clear October Morning…

I chanced upon a poem years ago which expressed my dear love of autumn. I’ve written of it myself in poetry but this has become the quintessential fall rhyme for me. Enjoy along with me ! – The Castle Lady … Continue reading

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A Miraculous Legacy

A Book Review on The Woman I Wanted to Be by Diane von Furstenberg As far back as my teen years I remember being in awe of fashion designer Diane von Fürstenberg and her likeness to my mother. She was … Continue reading

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Wellness = Nutrition + Exercise

By now you have probably read more than a hundred articles on proper nutrition and diets if you have been online for more than a few years and you follow the health and wellness trends with any amount of fervor. … Continue reading

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