The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight

As this post is written, there are only 5 days left until Christmas. That is four shopping days. four/five food prep days.. Six stressful days of work, COVID-19 fears, and also wrapping. Santa can’t do it all, after all..

So we travel back in time and see headlines of the past… headlines of tumult and hope.

And you can decide.. Are you the kind of person who signs, who sees miracles. Or do you believe that people just get lucky…

It has been a while since I posted.. there are a few reasons why..

While I type the post you are about to read, I am listening to an old school song of the disco age.. I recommend it as a background soundtrack while you take in the rest… This was a really cold Thanksgiving, wasn’t it? … Charlie Brown was just about ready to be grounded for the …

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Positive words. Positives vibes. Let’s try together!

The world has been wildly negative lately. People are hating on each other.. words are caustic and arguments are vitriolic. Families are divided and friendships are ending.. OR      S O    W E    A R E      T O L D !! If you pay attention to modern media, you are …

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Stranger Things: Centralia the lost town, an interview with director Joe Sapienza

Before beginning, a few tidbits of information need revealing. I was born and raised in Centralia. At least for a time, until my family was forced out along with many others in the 1980s. The time was strange.. as a child, it felt surreal. Upended.. odd…last minute rites to a town that was. And as …

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While walking in nearby woods yesterday evening I came across…

While walking in nearby woods yesterday evening I came across some strange slightly-snow covered oddities.. The woods are strange in general to me.. Quiet but yet somehow they reserve secrets that trees are just dying to speak of if only they could .. But these two sights, carvings on trees and a shack on the …

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