Category Archives: Holiday season

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

To all my American friends I want to wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING and a wonderful day to all those who aren’t celebrating Thanksgiving. Here is a poem I shared back in 2013 @ by Janice Spina. A Thanksgiving Poem: … Continue reading

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Vacation is ending!

Our three-week vacation in beautiful Aruba is coming to an end. We are leaving tomorrow to head back to the cold in the East. Brrrr! We have been used to temperatures in the 80’s – 90! We feel blessed to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

  Welcome to my home for Christmas! I thought it would be fun to share my decorations with you. For the past few years we haven’t put up a tree. It has become quite difficult to carry the 10 foot … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Christmas?

I had to write today as busy as I am with preparations for Christmas to emphasize the importance of believing in this sacred holiday. I know that not everyone is Catholic or celebrates Christmas but for those of you who … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

A quick post to wish all my readers, followers and dear friends a blessed Christmas. Christmas is the time of year When we all need to be with family and friends who are dear To celebrate the birth of Christ … Continue reading

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Chapter Nine – Short Story – The True Meaning of Christmas!

Well, today is the last chapter of my short story, The True Meaning of Christmas. I sincerely hope you have enjoyed it. Are you feeling the joy of this beautiful time of year? Whether you are celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza … Continue reading

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Chapter Eight – Short Story – The True Meaning of Christmas!

The story continues here – The True Meaning of Christmas. If you haven’t read the previous chapters go to Chapter One, Chapter Two, Chapter Three, Chapter Four, Chapter Five, Chapter Six, Chapter Seven. Chapter Nine coming soon. The True Meaning of … Continue reading

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Chapter Six – The True Meaning of Christmas!

Hi everyone. Welcome back as the short story, The True Meaning of Christmas, continues. If you are just tuning in please go to Chapter One, Two, Three, Four, Five to read the complete story. More chapters will be coming. The True … Continue reading

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Chapter Five – Short Story – The True Meaning of Christmas!

Here is the re-post for Christmas  (2016) of my short story that I shared last year. Pick it up on links below if you are just visiting for the first time. Hope you are enjoying it and that it puts you … Continue reading

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Chapter Four- Short Story – The True Meaning of Christmas!

I wanted to share this short story again this year. Hope you enjoy it! It will be part of a future short story collection. To celebrate my third blogging anniversary I am posting a short story I wrote last year. … Continue reading

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