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T he Call of the Wild A film review

Buck is this beautiful half St Bernard, half Scottish sheepdog and yes he is computer generated. In fact, all the dogs in the film are computer-generated but that,  in no way,   takes away from the story loosely adapted from Jack … Continue reading

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Dickens Christmas Has Arrived

According to the Skaneateles NY Chamber of Commerce as many as 20,000 people visit each year for Dickens. Many of these visitors, in turn, help support the local economy by buying at the shops filled with unique gifts and eat … Continue reading

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Best 100 Pound Christmas Commercial Ever

  This will warm your heart. . . .    

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The Parable of the Good Samaritan

g A parable is a teaching tool explaining a moral or lesson. Jesus used this method repeatedly in the New Testament, in fact, 65 times in the Gospels. The Parable of the Good Samaritan is an illustration of Christ teaching … Continue reading

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The Favourite . . . . A Film

After Mary Queen of Scots, I was so anxious to see The Favourite staring Queen Anne  of England. Her reign was 1702-1714,  She was the last of the Stuarts making her a descendant of Mary Queen  of Scots.  (1540-1567 ). … Continue reading

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The Best New Year’s Eve Ever !

Our children decided when they had their children, that each family should be at their own home for Christmas. This, I am sure, is in response to all those years we went to grandparents’ homes in Virginia and Maryland. Another … Continue reading

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You Want What Color Hair?

You have to be totally blind not to observe various hair  tips or streaks of color, these days.  I have seen women who have had their hair not only colored in some “nonhair” color like green, purple or pink but … Continue reading

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Nine Corner Lake

We discovered this gentle slope hike of one mile and one mile down. There is an amazing surprise at the top, a lake with a rope to   jump far out from the rocks into a deep, refreshing pool.   … Continue reading

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I Am Honored

These beautiful flowers  from my son, Christian were delivered  at 9:40 PM on Saturday night with an apology for  the lateness of the hour.  I was just delighted for the beautiful remembrance . Christian, Katherine, David and me in Skanetateles … Continue reading

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More Fun with Parker and Violet

The weekend has flown by.  I left on Monday  after putting them on the school bus. Saturday  in the afternoon we headed to the Skaneatles YMCA for Parker to ice skate and then 2 hours of swimming for them both. … Continue reading

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