Category Archives: Christmas

Christmas at School

Last evening we went to our grandchildren’s school for their Christmas program. Jerry wasn’t sure he wanted to go because of all the noise, congestion and traffic, etc. I mentioned how much it would mean to our grandkids. Pretty soon … Continue reading

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Today’s Thoughts All in the Day of Me

Today, seven years ago, December 18, 2005, my dad left us. He would have turned 96 in just four more days. We had had a great morning with him, his mind was so clear. In the afternoon his mind faded, … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of Advent

Today is the third Sunday of Advent. The pink candle represents JOY. (I know you can hardly tell the pink from the white candle in the middle. I’m sorry about that.) At first the shepherds were terrified by the appearance of the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Luncheon

This morning I dusted all my shelves off and replaced 10 of my Nativity sets. You see, I packed up 10 of them Saturday night to use as decorations on Sunday, at church for our Prime Time Luncheon. Our small … Continue reading

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Today is the second Sunday of Advent. However, I’m starting out with the first Sunday Advent Wreathe because in my old age I forgot it last week. I didn’t forget advent, we lit our  candle at the dinner table and … Continue reading

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Am I Losing My Mind? or Can Anything Else Go Wrong?

What’s wrong with me? Advent began last Sunday. I was ready for it. I even had my blog post ready…  When I set up my Hallmark Santa and reindeer I put Santa pulling the reindeer!…I have printed out about 20 … Continue reading

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Live Nativity

I took my grandkids down to Covenant Hills Camp, at Otisville, Michigan, this evening to a live nativity. I didn’t tell them where we were going…Haleigh, 15 years, guessed, but the other two had no idea until we arrived. Even … Continue reading

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It’s Christmas time at the Archer’s Home

I’m a little earlier with my decorating than I usually am.Grandchildren were here over Thanksgiving weekend and they wanted to help me soooo it’s looks really Christmas y around here! It’s about a week or two earlier then usual. But…I love it! … Continue reading

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Vel’s Christmas Master Piece

My sister-in-law, Vel, is the decorative queen. She’s already working on her Christmas decorations. You see, in December my brother and sister-in-law will have a party for all the neighbors. It’s a big affair that everyone around here looks forward … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

Our Christmas this morning was rather quiet, just the two of us. We opened our gifts to each other. Jerry gave me a book, actually three books in one, Daughters of Lancaster County by Wanda E Brunstetter. It’s one I … Continue reading

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