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The Year I Broke with Tradition

It was soon-to-be Christmas and all I knew was:  I couldn’t be home for the holidays. Why? Too much bad had happened. We were coming off two years of horror with my husband’s terminal disease.  He died on January 1st, … Continue reading

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“These Are a Few of My Favorite Things…”

(A nativity scene my girls and I got in Cozumel, Mexico, years ago. We hand-carried it home. It’s now a colorful and cherished part of our tradition.) In the glass display case running along the corridor at Rhode Island Hospital, … Continue reading

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Christmas in Our Cape

  Our home glowed orange during the Christmas season, since that was the color of the candles Mom positioned in the windows throughout our two-floor Cape. I felt it a fine color—the glow seemed heavenly.  Some lights were tiers of … Continue reading

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