They arrived with presents, one huge backpack, athletic gear, assorted hats, gloves, boots and sets of keys. The immaculately decorated house immediately took on the aspect of chaos that it used to have when children lived here permanently. Christmas had begun.
The schedule was planned by Charlie, and it included some shopping, riding around to see the lights, holiday performances, and dinners out. We had a barbequed turkey on Christmas night, complete with coleslaw and…Continue
Added by Molly Campbell on December 28, 2010 at 8:13am — No Comments
Greetings, friends and relatives!
Boy, the year has gone by so fast. It seems like just yesterday that I was sweeping pine needles off the floor and regretting the second piece of minced pie that I ate the night before. But it has been an eventful year, and I want to catch you all up on what we have been up to at our house!
My arthritis is getting worse. Some mornings, it is all I can do to muster up the strength to log on to my Twitter account and let all my followers know…Continue
Added by Molly Campbell on December 17, 2010 at 10:03am — No Comments
Holiday shopping. It’s a curse. For eons, people have had to get in cars or carriages, and journey around to retail establishments, agonizing over displays of gloves, underwear, pajamas, baby dolls and dreidels. It was exhausting, and somehow there was never just the “perfect” gift awaiting.
I am not sure who got the brilliant idea for retailing via the post office. I am also not sure when the catalog was invented. But I am almost certain that Mr. Hammacher and Mr. Schlemmer were…Continue
Added by Molly Campbell on December 11, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
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