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Monthly Archives: December, 2016

House Cleaning, Christmas Miracles, and The Wonderful World of The Old Man’s Imagination

My husband does believe in some things that I KNOW don’t exist. Like dishwashers that actually scrub a cheese omelet encrusted pan clean …

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Ho ho ho dammit

Originally posted on Aging Gracefully My Ass:
It’s been a weird lead up to Christmas here in AGMAland. After going away to Germany and France last year in December, I swore that I’d never go away right before Christmas. Things just were too hectic; too discombobulated. No time to do Advent devotionals or meditate on…


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Christmas Television Viewing: Who’s the Grinch in Charge of Programming?

in lieu of getting drunk and throwing up on the Christmas tree, bring on the flicks!

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Joshua Dubois: What the President secretly did at Sandy Hook Elementary School

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
Below is an excerpt from The President’s Devotional by Joshua Dubois, the former head of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. He’s recounting events that occurred Sunday, December 16, 2012 — two days after the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, when 20-year-old Adam Lanza…

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Our Silence

Originally posted on Uncle Spike's Adventures:
Time has marched on; Many things have changed in our world; Perhaps more so here in Turkey and the Middle East; Sometimes, our silence says more than words. – Pray for Peace – .

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F Bombs, Soap and Water, and Cleaning Up a Dirty Mouth

I’m not like other women. I tend to avoid girly activities like lingerie parties, pedicures and spa days. I’ve had one manicure in 57 years. My girly sister treated me to it so I would be presentable at her son’s wedding. And Spa days seem so upper class, the kind of thing Paris Hilton might …

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