Category Archives: Nostalgia

Water’s Journey Home

Michigan is defined by her bodies of water – not just the Great Lakes, but small lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. Of course, Michigan shares the Great Lakes with several other states, and Canada, although four of the five big … Continue reading

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My Spring

In the cold North, Spring comes in gradually.  Maybe it is because Winter is overstaying its time, and I watch more carefully to spot Spring’s coming, but every year I notice the small things that tell me that we are … Continue reading

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What is Love?

On this feast of St. Valentine, my thoughts are not quiet. It seems as if the evil that is manifest in the happenings of these days is pressing against the screen that guards my spirit. So. I will think about … Continue reading

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This Day in History, February 7, 1964

A bit of fun, and a trip down memory lane. History.com Beatles arrive in New York On February 7, 1964, Pan Am Yankee Clipper flight 101 from London Heathrow lands at New York’s Kennedy Airport–and “Beatlemania” arrives. It was the … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Five – Your Fondest Wish

Today, I want to know what you would like to have this year for Christmas. I want to know what material gift(s) you want. Is it a particular kind of clothing – perhaps a cashmere coat? Maybe a beautiful ring … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Four – Gifts We Remember

What is the best Christmas gift you ever received? Which is the most nostalgic? Which ones do you remember from your childhood? This is one of the first gifts that I remember receiving – a marionette of Princess Summer-Fall-Winter-Spring, from … Continue reading

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Gift Week, Day Two – Stockings and Stocking Stuffers

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