Category Archive: Holidays

May 24

Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day, originally known as Decoration Day, traditionally marks the beginning of summer. But the true meaning of the holiday is much more than that. Memorial Day dates back to the Civil War and began as a way to remember and honor both Union and Confederate soldiers who were killed in battle. Memorial Day was officially …

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Jan 04

Welcome 2013!

We have said good bye to 2012 and I can say that I am not sorry to see that year end. Last year certainly had its ups and downs. My dad passed away in April. Then we spent a good deal of the summer cleaning out a barn and a couple garages. My computer crashed last …

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Dec 28

Family Photo Game at Christmas

Another Christmas has come and gone. Most families, large or small, get together this time of year and our families are no exception. We hosted a Christmas dinner for my immediate Miller family, a small group. We also hosted the annual Christmas gathering for the Bennetts, Joe’s siblings and their children and grandchildren. This is …

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Dec 24

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas from Karen’s Chatt!

Dec 21

Advent–The Nativity Sets

If you are reading this blog post it must mean that the world has not ended by some catastrophic disaster. Yes, we are all still here. It can be said that the reports of the end of the world have been greatly exaggerated. Life goes on and, ready or not, we are about to embark …

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