Tag Archives: Christmas

A Christmas Wish for Everyone

One of three things usually happens here on a Saturday. My buddy and I visit Cheryl at the bar, or I participate in Linda G. Hill’s intriguing Stream of Consciousness Saturday challenge. On rare occasions, I skip both for what … Continue reading

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Christmas Tradition

It doesn’t take much for something to gain “tradition” status with us. Lunch at the Polish Deli in Pittsburgh is now a tradition. Breakfast at Eat’n Park is a tradition. Lunch, or at least a couple of beers at The … Continue reading

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Happy Hal…Oh-It’s-Over

Yeah, yeah, the kids will be out in full costumed force tonight, but by the time you venture back into Target, Wal*Mart, Sears or wherever it is you shop, it will be Christmas. If it isn’t already Christmas. Lest you … Continue reading

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If we were having a beer, you would waste very little time getting to the subject on your mind. “Cheryl, please pour me some wine and, unless he has resolved to give up alcohol, a Yuengling for my young friend.” … Continue reading

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Thursday Doors – St. Patrick’s Church

I wanted to share an appropriate door for Christmas Eve. The door is correct, but the wreath is not. Or is it? Our weather forecast here in chilly New England, puts the high temp on Christmas Eve just below 70°f … Continue reading

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Dear Santa – These People Need Coal

Mindful of the pressures of the season, I decided to publish something less serious today. Something you can breeze through and move on. Maybe you can like, or nod your head or even add someone to the list. No names … Continue reading

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Eat at God’s

If we were having a beer, you would announce that you were buying. “Cheryl, pour this young man a Yuengling and bring me a glass of that wonderful Cabernet you serve.” “What are you so happy about?” “I finished putting … Continue reading

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