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Family and friends

I love Christmas.  It has long been my favorite holiday, ever since I was a kid and thought I might explode from excitement in the days leading up to Santa’s visit, to the times I would lay with my head … Continue reading

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It is officially winter, and the world did not end. The little corner of the world in which we currently find ourselves defines the holidays in our family.  In the 22 years I’ve lived in New York City, I’ve never … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

The Setting:   Ben’s room yesterday evening as I was saying good-night.   Him under the covers, lights out, with me snuggled next to him.   (In case you don’t know, he’s 7.) Ben:  Mama? Me:  Yes? Ben:  (Ducking his … Continue reading

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