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Every year there seems to be a special theme or something prominent to catch the eye during the Christmas and winter season. One year it was polar bears and this year it seems it was a snowman. For a … more
I’ve never been one to make New Year’s resolutions. In fact, I usually scoff at the very concept of suddenly making a decision to change some aspect of one’s life, especially after a night … more
Statistics say that only about 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions. Why so few? Perhaps it’s the kinds of resolutions we make. The “top ten list” includes things like getting … more
With the arrival of the New Year, many of us will pause and ponder the age-old question: “Who knows where the time goes?” And, as is always the case, none of us really do know. However, wherever … more
There are lots of things that might make us less-than-joyful at Christmas and other times throughout the year, such as disappointed expectations regarding holiday celebrations, gifts, friends, family … more
The author of this story is unknown and has been told by many people throughout the years. The gentleman to whom I’m going to introduce was not a scrooge, but a kind, decent man and generous to his … more
We’ve reached the end of another year – which means it’s just about time for some New Year’s resolutions. Would you like to study a new language, take up a musical instrument or visit the gym … more
Great popular excitement over those who are fifth and sixth in line for the British throne—Prince William’s now expected third child and the now-engaged Prince Harry—contrasts well to a general … more
THIS is the time of year when holiday traditions and stories of the best Christmas ever comes to the forefront as people try to re-capture those moments of the past and include them in today’s … more
During the Christmas season each year, my family takes a traditional road trip to Santa Land in the East Texas city of Lindale. Santa Land is one of those spectacular drive-through Christmas lights … more
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