Tag Archives: holidays

  1. Winter

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    12/23/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    The Minotaur filled the birdfeeder today. I’d like to say the living version of the featured photo showed up, but …
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  2. Walking, Thinking – as Independence Day Approaches

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    07/01/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    For the last week, fireworks noise has made sleeping difficult.  So I’ve been too brain-frayed to get myself out to …
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  3. Perfect Pound — Cooking Old School Yule

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    12/20/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Remember that cake I said I had to bake?  I made half a day of it, between the preparation and …
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  4. Oven-Deep

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    12/19/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Those long dark nights are warmed here by the kitchen oven as much as the propane fireplace that heats the …
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  5. Traditions To Uphold

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    12/06/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Today, the day after Hunt’s Night, I spent the entire afternoon doing Yule cards.  Most of them were hand written …
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  6. Surreal Seattle Sunday

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    12/01/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Yesterday was eaten up.  The day I’d somewhat dreaded since Mid-November arrived.  We were going to Seattle.  I can count …
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  7. Where NOT To Shop — Ever

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    11/25/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    …not just on Thanksgiving, that is. Though Walmart and Kmart want you to know they are there for you losers …
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  8. Happy Freaking Holidays, OK?

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    12/19/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Yeah, I read the news and read the blogs and wonder if vodka for breakfast (especially with my back aching) …
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  9. This Time of Year Smells GOOD

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    12/15/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I bake. I used to bake every day from December 1st through the 24th — back when I was trying …
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  10. Just for Pretty

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    12/08/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Yuletides Past…but as close to our hearts as an old photograph! I like my tower of light and favorite ornaments …
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  11. Life Here Can Be A Holiday Card…

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    12/04/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    …or at least closely resemble one. I went shopping for groceries to begin baking today, and snow was still on …
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  12. Decorated!

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    11/28/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    Inside and out, both the Big House and the Haven are decorated for Yule! One strand of lights is being …
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  13. “K” in K-Mart for Knuckleheads

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    11/27/2013 by syrbal-labrys

    I don’t shop on “Black Friday” — and the discounts do not entice me. I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving. But I …
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