Monthly Archives: December 2011

Surf, Santa and a HAPPY New Year

Yes.  The Santa Hat and I made the trip to Coast Guard Beach on Outer Cape Cod.  I think it was The Hat’s maiden voyage to that magical sea home to so many of my treasures.  Experiences, memories.  Dreams. Near … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas–oops– and a question

Merry Christmas!!  I was sending those wishes all day yesterday, Christmas Day.  I hope you had a lovely day. Why didn’t I post that? I guess because I kept speaking it and my Hat kept saying it.  I assumed everybody heard me. And, truth be … Continue reading

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How Do I Hold Onto It?

I get to this point every year.  As my time wearing The Santa Hat winds down for another season, I wonder how I can even come close to having this sense of connection with other people?  Sure, I try smiling … Continue reading

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NEW: Santa In The Darkness

I went to the cemetery yesterday.  To lay a Christmas wreath on my dad’s grave.  It’s been four weeks since he passed away. I’m sorry to admit that dread slowed my steps a bit.  Holding against the almost certain addition … Continue reading

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Santa In The Darkness

….coming soon.  I’d hoped it would be tonight.  It’s all tangled up there in my mind. Tomorrow, I hope I’ll untangle. May visions of sugarplums dance (gently, quietly…shhhh) in all heads. sweet dreams

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Dance of the Santa Hat(s)

Open Letter to the Universe Dear Meghan, When you asked one of my daughters whether this blog would be turned into a dance, I was stunned.  No!!!?  Yes???! I hadn’t ever thought of that—-….. :>) But, as I begin to … Continue reading

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SHINE!

Back to back “It’s A Wonderful Life” moments yesterday reminded me that I rarely have any idea of what’s really going on in other people’s lives.  And how important it is, then, for me to be as kind and generous as possible.  Always. … Continue reading

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