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Originally Posted by Seawaters View Post
Woke up to a chilly morning here in northern California. It is a sunshiny day with blue skies and no breeze. I was able to eat a little last night, but not a lot. I think it is time for another vitamin infusion. That's how tired I feel. I go for an MRI tomorrow for a bone density scan. Bring on the Xanex!!! I hate those machines!
I'm praying it isn't as bad as you think it will be and all is well!
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Back to the grind for me as well...Got a bad case of the PCB's AND a cold that has me feeling even downer and outer...But comfort is what I was seeking, and here is where I searched, and I found it. The torch continues to be carried, the feeling continues to live on and the friendships flourish all year long.

All the best for 2013 my frieinds! They say that you are about as happy as you make up your mind to be...I'v decided to let myself feel down today, with upswings int he coming days...

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All the best for you this year, too, Jay ~ may there be no downswings!
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We have to all tighten our belts, be more productive, give back more to the company! Oh, the company did buy a new Keurig coffee machine, but you need to buy your own coffee to use in it; HUH???
HUH?? is right!

Makes me think of a place Mr. used to work. They had a big meeting one day where they handed out a bunch of pink slips ... then tried to put a good face on it by bringing in a plate of pastry and saying, "But we DO have muffins!"
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Originally Posted by xmastidings View Post
I think this year is going to be the year where I enrich my life a little bit more with watching classic movies and reading classis novels ...

I have never read "A Christmas Carol", Moby Dick, etc... It's my plans in this year to do so as well.
You have a treat coming when you READ "A Christmas Carol." I might even recommend that you get hold of the annotated version that explains Dickens' historical, religious, and literary references, and the little jokes he put in that often aren't understood today (e.g., "particular, to a shade ... for a shade"; "his countenance fell almost as low as the ghost's had done").

You'll enjoy classic movies and other classic novels, too! If reading gets too ponderous, try downloading classic novels and stories in audiobook form from LibriVox.org---they're read by volunteers and are free.
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The good news is that I found another Santa yesterday-

Nice find!
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What a cute Santa he is!



I can suggest two that are free in iBooks:
"The Christmas Angel" by Abbie Farwell Brown
"The Romance of a Christmas Card" by Kate Douglas Wiggin

These are both vintage books, but I recommend them highly! And, what the heck, they're free!
Thank you for the recommendations, Merry! I'm not sure about "The Christmas Angel", but "The Romance of a Christmas Card" is free for Kindle, too.
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We made it to Eau Claire this afternoon! Phew, what a trip.
Last couple of days were pretty rough. So glad to be here. Thoughts & Prayers for all of you guys xo


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Hello everyone. Hope you are enjoying today - we have some cold but sunny weather. I have been going over our Christmas Pageant from this year it was great the last showing is Saturday night for the Epiphany, it is a beautiful we end the pageant with the 3 wise man no matter what show we are doing.

That will be the last of my public outings for Christmas this season, it is tough letting go, but if I do not let go I cannot look forward to next year now can I?!?!?! LOL
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Hello my name is Made and I'm addicted to buying Christmas ornaments!!!

When I took down my tree yesterday and put the ornaments away, I noticed that I have now filled up my second 20 some gallon tote of ornaments. In fact I had to put some of the ornaments in another box. So what did I do this morning? I went shopping with my sister and niece's and bought more of them. I think I have a problem.
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Good Afternoon MMC!!!! It's a chilly day here in central Indy but it's at least warmer than yesterday by a little bit. Like I said in my last post, I went out shopping with my sister and niece's this morning. Then we went for lunch. Now I'm back home and need a nap. I want to get my Jim Shore stuff packed away though so the nap will have to wait until after dinner. I hope everyone is having a GREAT DAY!!!!!!!!!!
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