Monthly Archives: December 2018

Christmas is a Time to “Take a Sentimental Journey”

Dear Reader: There are so many memories involved with preparing for Christmas that it is hard not to grow sentimental over the holidays…some happy memories and others perhaps sad. Still collectively they touch our hearts with laughter or a tear. … Continue reading

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Christmas at Hampton Plantation

Dear Reader: Going back in time…even to the early 2oth century when Archibald Rutledge still brought his family home for Christmases…expectations were kept pretty simple except for food and that special once a year gift. Decorations were made from natural … Continue reading

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Galumph! Galumph! Christmas is Coming!

Dear Reader: Today’s blog post definitely started with a God Wink sense of humor. I subscribe to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary ‘Word of the Day’ website because I love learning new words…it is a hobby of mine… of sorts. Today when … Continue reading

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…”And Wonders of His Love”

Dear Reader: (*If you are counting and wondering where is Eloise’s First Christmas baby pillow photo…I ran into 2 problems…this year is Eloise’s official first Christmas since she was born last year on New Year’s Eve and there hasn’t been … Continue reading

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To Heal… You Must Feel

Dear Reader: Yesterday was another learning day for me…the best kind of day. Anne took me to my regularly (now weekly) scheduled appointment in Mt. Pleasant but sadly she was feeling badly!¬†She had called me Thursday to warn me that … Continue reading

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The Best Treasure Disclosed at Christmas

Dear Reader: For whatever reason I don’t think we really appreciate what a treasure our friends are in our lives until we get older. We just take for granted that our friends will always be there and life continues as … Continue reading

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When An Ordinary Day Turns Extraordinary

  Dear Reader: When I think back on the “special” days that have remained in my memory…(which houses decades of time now)…I have come to realize that few of the permanent memories took place on a holiday, or graduation, or … Continue reading

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