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All Saints and All Souls

Yearly ritual Feasts of All Saints and All Souls Honoring loved ones   ___________________________ Both the Feast of All Saints and the Feast of All Souls evolved in the life of the Catholic Church independently of paganism and Halloween.  However, … Continue reading

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Twinkle of Appreciation ≈ 4

Twinkle of Appreciation coffee brewed fresh wake up with kiss ______________________________________________ I have not had an alarm clock ring in my ears for nearly twenty-one years. As part of our wedding vows (or so I remind Ray, my husband) my … Continue reading

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Elixir of Day

Elixir of day Whiffs of fresh dark roast coffee Awaken with kiss ______________________________________________ As many of you know, I have been on a bus tour with my mom to the North East USA.  In 13 days we traveled 4000 miles, … Continue reading

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Joys of Sharing Tea

Green, black, white, herbal Floating tea leaves swirl Proper steep with time Delivering retreats in fragrances Capsule of frozen time Donned hats and gloves Luscious scones, lemon curd Devonshire cream and jam Friendships forged over rituals Worries quickly fall away … Continue reading

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