Month: December 2016

Adieu 2016

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Bits & Pieces / Canon EOS M3

Good-bye to 2016!!! Hooray!! 2016 was not the greatest year. I was trying to think of some good things that happened in 2016 and they seem far and few. Don’t get me wrong, I’m thankful that nothing major happened to any of my family, friends or even me for that matter. Everyone is healthy and happy. However, it just seemed like a year that had a cloud of doom hanging above it and it seemed […]


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Bits & Pieces / Uncategorized

Welcome to the winter solstice of 2016. It arrived early this morning with the sound of rain pounding on the windows. As I type this post, the rain is back with more force and some thunder. I think this may have been the first winter solstice that actually feels like winter in many years. Like a bear, I’d like to hibernate for winter, take naps and hide in the house but that’s not possible and […]

Cheery and Bright

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Randon Thoughts / Uncategorized

  I kind of love blurry photos of holiday lights. How is your holiday going? I’ve been in a bit of a slump. I usually love, love Christmas but this year I only have about 50% of my normal enthusiasm. That seems to be happening to a lot of people this year. I had a whole discussion about it with some of my cousins yesterday during our annual tamale making day. With Christmas only a […]

Sundays Forever

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food / Sundays Forever

Another Sunday has gone by and I’ve got a bad case of the Mondays. Meaning, I have no desire to go to work tomorrow. No. Desire. Blah. Here’s what Sunday looked like. First time trying out Kitchen Mouse in Highland Park. It exceeded my expectations! I loved, loved the decor inside too. Always enjoy the sights of the season. COOKIES!!!!!!!!!!!!! There is now a Mr. Holmes near my house. Hooray for cornflake cookies. I hope […]

It’s December

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Lists / Seasons

Wow! I totally blinked and the time flew by and now it’s December 1st. I’m kind of excited for December this year. The last few weeks have been kind of hard and sad so the glory and gusto of Christmas is a warm welcome. Here is a list of 10 things I’d like to do this month: Buy a Christmas tree this weekend. Get together with family and friends. Get my Christmas shopping done early!! […]