Category Archives: Holidays

We love all of the holidays becuase it means we get to see the kids and grand kids and great grandkids

Too Close To Halloween; It Was Scary!

Fact: The English word ‘Halloween’ comes from “All Hallows’ Eve,” being the evening before the Christian holy days of All Hallows’ Day (All Saints’ Day) on 1 November and All Souls’ Day on 2 November. Last night was the first … Continue reading

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Hump Day Returns

Fact: In a group of 23 people, there is a 50% chance that two will share the same birthday. Progress comes measured in inches.  The bullnose caps are being put on the top of the beds so we can sit … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember

Fact: Memorial Day (originally known as Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces. It is observed on the last Monday … Continue reading

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Happy Easter To All

Fact: The first story of a rabbit (later named the “Easter Bunny”) hiding eggs in a garden was published in 1680. The tradition continues.  Our family gets together at a local restaurant and celebrates.  We selected Seasons 52 because Downtown … Continue reading

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Partee Til’ Dawn!

Fact: It was the night of September 15, 1787, and George Washington had many reasons to celebrate. Washington’s friends in the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry, along with several other framers of the Constitution, decided to throw a celebration at the … Continue reading

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Christmas Minus One!!

If at least two family members remain incarcerated, we won’t have to put the leaf in the table. When I got up this morning, it was raining so hard the animals were starting to pair up. Scout wanted out, of … Continue reading

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Today We Celebrate Paul’s 77th Birthday!

Paul: “Doctor Mary, I get heartburn every time I eat birthday cake.” Doctor Mary: “Next time, take off the candles.” Today we celebrate, and we start by getting everything ready for this afternoon’s wild party.  The dancing girls arrived a … Continue reading

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10,000 Lights Or Maybe 9,998?

A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still gently allows you to grow. – William Shakespeare The morning was glorious without a cloud in the sky. … Continue reading

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Robin’s Birthday Was Celebrated In Style!

I always get emotional on Robin’s birthday. Even my cake is in tiers. Bright and early, we braved the ice-cold air and wandered to the back of the house, threw off the spa cover with abandon, and jumped in, making … Continue reading

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A Day To Remember; Off The Grid!

What would a barefoot man get if he stepped on an electric fence? A pair of shocks. We Got up this morning to start getting ready for Thanksgiving day, and, low and behold, the light wouldn’t come on in the … Continue reading

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