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Caturday Thoughts – October Chores, October Pleasures

Caturday Thoughts is late again, but there are two reasons. One, I had to travel up to Maryland over the weekend. It was a long trip and tiring and even though I brought my laptop I had no time to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts – Cats vs Halloween Decorations

I love Halloween. But I have a house full of running, jumping, wrestling and sometimes squabbling cats. This makes decorating problematic. Last year a really cute ceramic pumpkin man got knocked off the mantelpiece and smashed on the brick below. … Continue reading

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Samhain

We returned from our trip to clean up unfinished business from last year, a potential move to the west coast that turned out not to be a viable option. This was during the protracted and nerve-wracking period we knew the … Continue reading

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A Bit of Busy for the Season

Yesterday was sunny but windy and bitterly cold (at least to me). Last night I finished addressing YJ’s package and hung the stockings. I realized we do not have one for little Charli. I will pick one up Saturday at … Continue reading

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Deck the Halls

In many countries, such as Sweden, people start to set up their Advent and Christmas decorations on the first day of Advent. In many churches this is done in a formal ceremony, the Hanging of the Greens.  The part of … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished (mostly)

I set out  early today to the storage unit to fetch the Christmas decorations. They were near the front, but still a full storage unit is more akin to a gigantic Rubic’s cube than anything else. Moving things around to … Continue reading

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Caturday Thoughts: Christmas Shopping

We were busy at the rescue thrift today, trying to put up Christmas things that were in the storage from the move. We also sold some; a snowman cookie jar to a lady who had a collection of eighty, a … Continue reading

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