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Something for Everyone
The story of the painting, Something for Everyone, by Steve Henderson of Steve Henderson Fine Art: So often, they are forgotten the dog and the cat but not in Santas world. Within that capacious ...
2/10/14 at 7:17 PM An Unforeseen Encounter 2/3/14 at 6:40 PM
Recipe: Shockingly Simple Spaghetti Sauce 1/28/14 at 7:08 PM
School Motto More Than Words
Each Clara Barton-Hawthorne elementary student walks into their school building and travels down a hallway past the motto, "Caring Hearts and Helping Hands." Students are encouraged to practice that ...
1/22/14 at 9:00 AM
Christmas in January? Orthodoxy's Apparent Spiritual Schizophrenia
I have sometimes been asked why it is Orthodox celebrate Christmas on January 7th. Sometimes I've been asked whether we celebrate it on December 25th or January 7th. In either case, it soon comes acro...
1/8/14 at 9:41 AM Mary and Jesus' Feeding 12/22/12 at 4:32 PM
Jesus' Birth and the Bible 12/4/12 at 1:31 PM
What the heck is a husey?
To be an author of any kind, it takes a love of language. Thats a must. Writing is an art, with the paper and pencil or typewriteror the word processing program on the computerbeing the canvas and bru...
1/6/14 at 4:26 PM Boxing Day: It's Not Fisticuffs! 12/25/13 at 2:25 PM
Merry Christmas!!!!! 12/22/13 at 5:45 PM
Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin Potsdamer Platz
Our final stop on the Christmas market tour in Berlin- Mitte is Potsdamer Platz. Located one kilometer west of Brandenburg Gate, this square is one of the most highly developed areas in Mitte, most ...
1/6/14 at 10:50 AM Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin City Hall 1/6/14 at 8:43 AM
Christmas Market Tour 2013: Berlin- Janowitzbrücke 1/4/14 at 10:37 PM
meaningful mondays: saying goodbye to christmas
Has anybody else been struggling with saying goodbye to the Christmas season? As of today, it's officially over. Epiphany, which we celebrated this weekend, marks the end of Christmas for the Church....
1/6/14 at 1:05 AM meaningful mondays: from my family to yours 12/30/13 at 1:01 AM
meaningful mondays: the healing glow of the christmas tree 12/23/13 at 1:45 PM
The Dogs Thank You!
Thanks to our devoted supporters, over 60 gifts were donated to our dogs Christmas Wish List. Because of you, our dogs spent this Christmas in a foster home or boarding facility are received gifts to ...
12/31/13 at 6:04 PM Hazardous/dangerous 11/15/09 at 8:17 PM
Odd Customs...use discretion 11/15/09 at 8:10 PM
A Blessed Christmas
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me! While this old adage may help children deal with bullies, all of us know its not really true; words do hurt. We all say things whic...
12/25/13 at 2:51 PM An Angel on Christmas Eve 12/24/12 at 11:26 PM
An Exceptional Day 12/18/11 at 9:54 PM
A little Ho Ho Ho...
On such a merry day as Christmas, I think a little holiday humor is in order. May your belly be full, your heart light, and your laughter robust as you make your way through the day. Best wishes from ...
12/25/13 at 2:40 PM Feliz Navidad...pass the enchiladas! 12/24/13 at 9:55 AM
The best gifts... 12/23/13 at 10:23 PM
Merry Christmas to all, and to all a clear night!
Merry Christmas everyone! It's been a joy to share the sky with you the past year. Thank you for sharing your comments, observations and photos. I hope this day finds you with family, friends and ma...
12/25/13 at 10:18 AM Merry Christmas and may your nights sparkle with starlight 12/25/12 at 11:30 AM
Cherry Mustard Pork Chops
Still planning what to serve for the holiday? How about a meal that can be ready in 30 minutes or less and is sure to impress your guests? My Cherry Mustard Pork Chop is a crowd-pleaser because its a ...
12/23/13 at 3:38 PM White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Truffles 12/21/13 at 2:38 PM
Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes 11/27/13 at 12:24 PM
Room at the Inn
In a few days, I will wake to the sound of three little voices whispering outside my bedroom door, discussing whether its too early to wake the parents. Then Ill hear three pairs of little feet scurr...
12/22/13 at 10:30 PM
Light From Within
"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in; their beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within." - Elizabeth Kbler-...
12/20/13 at 10:24 AM Santa is Everywhere! 12/13/13 at 11:21 AM
Our wish for you! 12/24/12 at 12:30 PM
'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse.....hold on one second. I am stirring as I forgot to wrap the gifts...oh and I forget to bake...
12/20/13 at 9:53 AM Oraganize A Little During The Holiday Season 12/13/13 at 9:29 AM
Less Than 100 Days Until Christmas 9/20/12 at 10:22 PM
6 DIY Christmas Decorations You Can Make on a Budget
The holidays are a time of gladness, generosity and gift-givingand trying not to go broke. Luckily, the best home dcor is often made, not bought. These 6 DIY decorations made from affordable Re...
12/19/13 at 12:46 PM Santa Donates, Shops at Habitat for Humanity ReStores 12/20/12 at 12:21 PM