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Favorites At Christmas Time

First when I was married I made dozens of shortbread cookies topped with red and green candied cherries. I was queen of the easy fruit cake, too. I made the cakes months before Christmas and froze them in saved cookie … Continue reading

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Lights off except on my tree!

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Scri …..By The Grinch Who Stole Christmas

If you frequented Harry’s Pool Hall when I was a teenager you probably know the fad that lasted a while It was popular among the males of our community when someone said something really funny or witty You would see … Continue reading

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I Miss My Childhood Home At Christmas

Betty, Pauline, Rose in back row(l-r), Albert, Helen, Theresa in middle row(l-r), Tom, Carolann, Andy in front row(l-r) [Photo taken by Joan Marie Finlay]

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Christmas In My Home Town

I know it sounds like a song and I’m not a musician! I like to remember my Christmases in our little community of Pasadena and all the people who helped make it so special.  I learned at a young age that you … Continue reading

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Sunday Routines When I Was A child

Sundays were special days way back then, over fifty years ago. Dad didn’t work and Mom was happy to have him at home. So meals were special and activities were extra special. I don’t remember mass on Saturdays back then.  … Continue reading

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I Just Loved Christmas as a Child

The wonderful smell of the fir tree freshly cut and the popcorn popping to string on  the branches. The Christmas cards and presents  we got from our friends and family in St. Shotts and afar. The images of bells, angels, kings, nativity … Continue reading

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