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My First Christmas Eve Away - How I Survived

I just read an article in the LA Times about an Austrian chef who re-creates Christmas dinners like those in his homeland because he has such great memories. 1,065 more words

Great Memories

They just don't make them like they used too.

The holidays are supposed to be filled with times to remember. Christmas lights and trees filled with ornaments and presents under them, the crackle of the fire in the fireplace and grandpa poking around complaining a bit about hot coals spilling out, and that slight smell of fireplace smoke adding to grandma’s cooking. 1,012 more words

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How To Pack Your Suitcase For Key West

I’m the worst packer in the world when it comes to going on any vacation, and that includes island vacations. You would think that, if I know I’m going somewhere warm and tropical, where my dining choices are going to be and what fresh seafood to enjoy at which outdoor dining waterfront restaurant, I would know better than to pack three weeks’ worth of clothing for a five day trip, but I don’t. 216 more words

Key West

Beautiful Nana

Full on, no holding back laughter!

The kind of laughter where you throw your head back and your eyes are shut tight but the tears still stream down your cheeks. 503 more words

One day I'll rise from the ashes (",)

Most days when I’m really low, or even in a fleeting happy moment I think of him and I get sad.
I think of everything; how we met, first date, first fight, everything! 367 more words