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Snow Days and the Joy of Jazz Flutes

Snow blasted.

That sounds like something in the expensive column on a German Sex Club menu.

It’s times like this I feel like a prisoner. The snow comes, slowing everything down to a crawl and forcing me to choose adventure (with the a hint of danger and a little death) or an endless showcase of tv shows and movies on Netflix. 289 more words


Cussing Care

For some of us, at least, it’s standard operating procedure to launch an obscenity when we stub our toes, bump our heads, cut our fingers while chopping food, or experience some other unexpected moment of physical pain. 321 more words


I No Longer Want Oatmeal Now That I Can Have It

It’s funny, I used to crave oatmeal. I loved the flavor, even without any sugar or maple syrup. Just a tiny pat of butter at most, I loved it. 71 more words

Hygge and Light - Part 2

Meik Wiking, the hygge master, says:

“Lighting is not just about candles. Danes are obsessed by lighting in general….Danes select lamps carefully and place them strategically to create soothing pools of light.”

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Nostalgia Ain't What It Used To Be

I used to like sentimental-type movies (think Lifetime Channel, tug-on-your-heartstrings, push-your-emotional buttons-type things). Or it would be songs like Randy Stonehill’s “Christmas at Denny’s.” At some point I got tired of having my feelings manipulated and I wanted something real. 1,039 more words


Top Three Unconventional Christmas Movies

What is the most popular Christmas film? Is it “Elf?” Disney’s “The Santa Claus?” “A Christmas Story?” Well, none of that will be found in this list as these forgotten, yet impacting movies may have skipped the top of other Christmas movie lists because they celebrated Christmas a bit differently than traditional holiday movies. 980 more words

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Merry Movie Mayhem - A Dream Finale

Greetings friends!! You thought I forgot, didn’t you?? No…no I didn’t. After making rather merry for a couple of days I just got lazy. While folks in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, & Great Britain were celebrating Boxing Day, conceived in the early 19th century as a day for servants to receive a gift or “Christmas Box” from the boss and get a day off to be home with their families the day after Christmas, and some Christians might have been observing St. 6,999 more words

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