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Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Holiday Joy and Tears

The older I am the harder the holidays are. It seems that every year there is another empty place at the table. I try to live by the rule of not looking back, but this time of year it is hard.   The memories of the people and pets who are missing are bitter-sweet and best …

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The Day I Drove 50 Miles for 1/2 Cup of Coconut

My contribution to the family’s Thanksgiving dinner was a batch of cherry bars. I found the recipe that was originally my sister-in-law’s, in my binder of favorite recipes. Seeing her handwritten cards brought back images of holidays past, when we were all living in Michigan and the cousins were still children. Now the cousins are …

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