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Archives for December 2010
Recycle those holiday cards
December 28, 2010 What happens to your holiday cards after the holiday? You can cut them up to make gift tags for next year’s presents, OR you can send the part of the card without any writing on it to St. Jude’s Ranch for the children’s holiday card program. There the children crop the picture […]
December 25, 2010
Ho, Ho, Ho! Whatever your religious persuasion, today is a holiday for many people in many countries. Family and community gatherings are happening, along with gift-giving, feasting and well-wishing. It’s the end-of-the-year family party to honor endings and new beginnings. I especially enjoy holidays because the pace slows, schools, businesses and stores are closed. And […]
Holiday stamps from Finland
December 24, 2010 These stamps came in today. Chilly and colorful. I like the Aurora borealis in the background. Anyone else care to share their holiday stamps….?
December 23, 2010 I’ve seen some marvelous holiday stamps this season. However, I have a special fondness for Wallace and Gromit. In case you don’t know, they are British cartoon characters- Wallace and his dog, Gromit. The dog is the brains in the duo. He doesn’t have a mouth, so all of his expressions are […]
The gift of time!
December 22, 2010 Time is the hardest thing to come by and it is what people value the most! Writing down your commitment on a card is like a promissory note. It gives the receiver something to look forward to! Reference: Page-A-Day©Calendar, Workman Publishing
Letters to Santa
December 19, 2010 Santa Claus exists inside each of us. As a symbol of the season, he represents humanity’s basic generous nature. OPERATION SANTA CLAUS and BeAnElf.org receive handwritten letters from children in need. This year, the children s letters are like prayers for necessities. They are asking for warm clothing and basics like shoes and blankets. […]
December 13, 2010 I have been busy delivering the mail. This is the busiest time of the year at the Post Office with catalogs, seasonal letters, greeting cards, and packages. Needless-to-say, I am behind in the race to get it all done by December 25th. But I am not stressed about this. Let me tell […]
Saying: “Thanks” in a handwritten note
December 7, 2010 ___________How to write a note of: This past week, a woman explained to me that she has so many thank you notes to write and they are all late ….she feels so guilty. So let’s drop the guilt and make this easy: Respond. Sooner is better than later and sometime is better […]