"Ring out the old, ring in the new. Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the new." --- Alfred, Lord Tennyson Ah, who better to ring out the year with than Lord Tennyson? I always find New Year's Eve a bit of a contradiction; each ... VIEW POST
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The Doe Breakfast!
"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past. Courage for the present. Hope for the future." --- Agnes M. Pahro Christmas is almost here! Since everyone is so busy during the holiday season, I created an annual breakfast for my friends. We gather for a morning nibble on a Saturday ... VIEW POST
Fun. Festive. Fredericksburg!
"To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas." --- Calvin Coolidge Christmas is in two weeks - give or take a few days! In preparation for the festivities, Stephanie Feltner's mom and I met in Fredericksburg for a road/shopping trip. We were ... VIEW POST
It’s a Wrap!
Christmas isn't a season. It's a feeling." --- Edna Ferber Yes it is! Dogs driving a decorated truck are the essence of joy a la! They are actually on a gift bag that I found last year. It is so fun to share a treat with friends and family that really exemplifies the sights and sounds of the ... VIEW POST
Turkeys and Tigers and Togetherness!
"When I started counting my blessings, my whole world turned around." --- Willie Nelsen My front yard is a sea of oak leaves and acorns and pine tags. Thanksgiving Day must be near. The pantry is full of the fixings for traditional T-Day sides and desserts. I am counting the days and recipes. ... VIEW POST