A Tree of One’s Own

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One of the first Christmas specials I remember was Charles Schulz’s classic, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” The centerpiece of the story is the tree Charlie Brown picks out to decorate the gang’s Christmas pageant. Continue reading

Time Flies

The end of the year is upon us.

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Damned if I know how it happened this fast.

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What a Difference a Year Makes

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The past twelve months have been a roller-coaster for practically everybody I know. Maybe this is true of every year, but for me, 2018 (including the tail end of 2017) has included more dramatic shifts than usual. Continue reading