Monthly Archives: December 2006

Beautiful Words

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

After flying in to New York City, taking a taxi to C25’s apartment, having dinner at Frank’s, regrouping at the apartment, going out for a Guinness at the 11th Street bar where Irish musicians often gather (but not on Christmas … Continue reading

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White Elephant Christmas Party

Our church’s white elephant gift exchange party is good for what ails you, if it’s true that laughter is a cure-all. But our white elephant gift exchange party has been one-upped in zaniness, according to this account by Gordon Atkinson, … Continue reading

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Un Flambeau, Jeannette, Isabelle

Listening to the wonderful stream from the classical Christmas station I linked to earlier is bringing back my memories of loving these Christmas songs and hymns as a child. I don’t know if they sing these in school now, or … Continue reading

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Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground

Chris and the boys are sounding mighty fine. http://blueroom.att.com/inc_mediaplayer/player.php?id=2323#vtop

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My week

In a few minutes I leave to go and babysit Elisa. This week I took Olene shopping, made chicken salad for Sarah whose dad died, took D16 and M to Eragon, decorated the house, watched House with Dan, chatted with … Continue reading

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The Music of Christmas

Classical Christmas music, streaming on the internet for your enjoyment. Maybe listening to this will inspire me to get into step with the Christmas season. We lit the first candle of Advent last Monday night. I like Advent a lot. … Continue reading

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