Month: December 2008

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Wednesday December 31, 2008

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My family have all gone out to parties, so I am here at home in the quiet thinking about my New Year’s goals. I suppose we should always have goals for all the important areas of our lives: spiritual goals, […]

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Wednesday December 31, 2008

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Today’s song is “The Freelance Writer’s National Anthem”, just because I thought it was funny. Or you could go with “Deck the Halls,” which contains the immortal lines, Fast away the old year passes,Hail the new, ye lads and lasses! […]

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Tuesday December 30, 2008

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I worked hard on my WebCT course yesterday, but only got a quarter of it done. I stopped to run to the bank, to have tea with The Empress, to answer questions from my family, and for meals. I also […]

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Monday December 29, 2008

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My favorite songs for the period between Christmas Day and Epiphany are those that tell of the journey of the Magi through Provence. Just as we in the English-speaking world have songs about the Baby Jesus lying in the snow, […]

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Sunday December 28, 2008

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 #2 daughter goes home today, and I’m planning to get the house back in order. We didn’t do very well on our book proposal, I’m sorry to say, but we had a nice visit. Yesterday, we enjoyed the rain, watched […]

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Saturday December 27, 2008

I’m through eating holiday food. In other news, I’ve been working on my WebCT course. In case you’re unfamiliar with WebCT, it’s an industry-leading Academic Enterprise System (AES) built on an enterprise technology foundation to support mission-critical e-learning … oh, […]

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Friday December 26, 2008

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I have a picture of my kids below, but it won’t stay there long. My sons fear that their friends will chance to read my blog, figure out that I’m their mother, and tease them mercilessly about it, thus ruining […]

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Friday December 26, 2008

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I’m not allowed to put up pictures like these, of course (though maybe the requirements will relax now that the kids are getting older), but I’m going to have this picture of my kids up for a few hours.Because, well, […]

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Thursday December 25, 2008

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We’ve been having a wonderful Christmas. There were some particularly memorable bits: Cooking and talking all day on the 24th. The church service, with candles. I like the way each person helps a neighbor with the candle, and the light […]

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Wednesday December 24, 2008

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Here are my “after” pictures. I recognize that there may not be much visible difference, but it was an improvement. Really. Further cooking and baking took place as well, and then #1 daughter and a friend arrived with plentiful amounts […]