Tag Archives: Holidays

Walking Toward Christmas Now Published!

I spent some time a few years ago, writing an Advent devotional for myself. I had selected verses to take me from the beginning of the Advent season all the way to Epiphany. When I was growing up, in our … Continue reading

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CAPS 2015 Holiday Party

I missed last year’s party, because I was in Oregon, so I was certainly looking forward to this year’s festivities. Once again we gathered at the Montrose Bowl for our fun evening. We had a good turn out. Montrose does … Continue reading

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The Nomads During the Holidays

During the holidays I house-sat and took care of a pair of cats. They were very sociable cats. Boo was a purring machine and she turns it on as soon as she is touched.  She even allowed the Creature to … Continue reading

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The Creature Reviews My Weekend

So Saturday, I was out all day, and the Creature wanted an explanation. I told him that in the morning I had my screenwriters group, like I often do. So he accepted that. Then I explained that in the afternoon, … Continue reading

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Memories of the Fourth

I grew up in Jackson, Michigan, and for me memories of celebrations of the Fourth of July are inextricably tied to memories of the Cascades. For those unfamiliar with this lovely attraction in my hometown — it’s a massive fountain, … Continue reading

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CAPS 2012 Holiday Party

Yeah, I know. I’m posting this a month after the event, and the day before the January CAPS meeting. Sometimes, one just falls behind on these little recitations of activities. The party itself happened on our usual meeting date of … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

I had a quiet day yesterday, with a visit to Starbucks. Coffee and a sandwich and some time in a different environment, where I did some writing. It amused me to be the only one in the place working long-hand … Continue reading

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A Story for Christmas

Several years ago, I sat down to write a short story for Christmas. I wanted to set it in the Holy Land. But I wanted it to be something different than most of the “Holy Land Christmas stories” I’d read. … Continue reading

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The Christmas Card That Wasn’t

One of the sad things about this year for me, at least in terms of being able to follow through on my own personal Christmas traditions, is that I haven’t been able to print my own cards, or mail them … Continue reading

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CAPS 2011 Holiday Party

So, on December 8, CAPS gathered on its regular meeting day. But instead of meeting at our usual digs, we headed up the Montrose Bowling lanes. It’s a fun, amiable place, and it can be booked for private parties. In … Continue reading

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