Tag Archives: Christmas

Winter Bloom

I looked up from keyboard on our dining room table (yet another temporary work area as the construction continues) to see this exquisite winter bloom. It put a smile on my face as I experienced its delicate multi-faceted beauty against … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all who celebrate the season and the reason, and happy holidays to everyone. May you have a life full of blessings. With love, Russ

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Dying in Santa’s Arms

This article touched me deeply and I believe it will do the same for you. It is about a terminally ill young child who gets his last wish. Love, Russ Dying in Santa’s Arms

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A Different Kind of Christmas this Year for those Who’ve Lost Loved Ones

A Different Christmas For all who miss loved ones this holiday season… I experienced this on Facebook and was deeply touched by it. With Love, Russ    

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Kindness in a Red and White Suit

Kindness in a Red and White Suit This Santa gets it. With Love, Russ

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Priceless Gifts from a Homeless Stranger

I almost didn’t notice her as I drove by on the way back from a last-minute shopping run for forgotten items for Christmas dinner with extended family. She was all alone laying on a sidewalk on Christmas Day. The sight … Continue reading

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Have Yourself a Merry…

A friend in Nashville named Robin Ruddy played the song and created the attached video. This is being sent for all who celebrate Christmas. For all who celebrate other holidays or simply celebrate life, may this season and the new … Continue reading

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An Amazing Trick to Keep An Open Bottle of Champagne from Going Flat

During a recent holiday gathering, a bottle of sparkling wine was opened but only half drunk at the end of the evening. Nobody wanted to finish the bottle off, but we didn’t want to waste it either. Someone suggested placing … Continue reading

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Getting Into The Spirit

My Beloved and I just came back from our weekly Date Night after a nice dinner out and then driving around seeing some neighborhoods with amazing Christmas light displays. But none quite as amazing as the house linked or URL’d … Continue reading

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No Star In All The Heavens

The story of the star that sits atop our tree goes back over thirty years. I was a young single man whose business was failing. Finances were very tight. I had enough money to buy a Christmas tree but not … Continue reading

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