Category Archives: Holidays

Thanksgiving Dinner Favorites!

It’s only a week until Thanksgiving! Like most of you, I’m planning dinner, getting supplies in, checking linens, cleaning house, and generally planning for guests and lots of food, food, food! I usually mix things up for the holidays – … Continue reading

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General Discussion, Tuesday, November 21, 2017

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The First Lady Receives the 2017 White House Christmas Tree

(Scheduled for 4:30 pm today) (Video below the fold) Jim and Diane Chapman, owners of a Wisconsin Christmas tree farm, will present the tree to the first lady, Melania Trump. The Chapmans won the 2017 National Christmas Tree Association contest, … Continue reading

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General Discussion, Tuesday, November 14, 2017

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Autumn’s last hurrah – a poetic tribute

Autumn is a favorite season for many people – it certainly is for me. Many clear and sunny days, a sharpness in the air, beautiful trees, the final bounty from our gardens. Then there is Thanksgiving, my favorite holiday. As … Continue reading

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President Trump’s Veterans’ Day message to the nation

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Music of the day – American Soldier

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