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Light Customs

This last weekend we had to turn our clocks back one hour for daylight savings time.  It just so happens the same day was also Diwali in India, the Hindu celebration about light.  By the end of the month on … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Have you been on Pinterest yet?  Most people I know “love it”, or “don’t get it”.  I’m in the “love it” category.  Pinterest is an online public bulletin board.  You post photos from the internet and categorize them onto boards … Continue reading

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Holiday Movies

There are a couple of “requirements” at the Lopez house for the holidays. Watching certain holiday movies is one of those. White Christmas is a staple and we can’t decorate anything or get a Christmas tree without thinking of Clark … Continue reading

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Believing is Seeing

Welcome to the start of the Holiday season. Last year I did a series of Holiday Harrumph blogs. It really helped me focus on the meaning of the season, which for many of us is celebrated in different ways, but … Continue reading

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The Aftermath

I love it when Christmas falls on a weekend and the day after is still a day off of work.  Back when I was a stay at home mom, it was even better.  Everyone slept in, ate leftovers and played … Continue reading

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St. Lucia

December 13th marks one of my favorite days, St. Lucia Day.  Here in the United States it goes mostly unnoticed, however, in Sweden, it kicks off the Christmas Season.  It is tradition that the oldest daughter in the house dresses … Continue reading

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Holiday Music

A few years ago a group of friends of mine decided to hold a book club discussion on the book “This Is Your Brain On Music” by Daniel Levitin.  It just so happened tonight it was brought up during my … Continue reading

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