Opinion

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Oh, the choices we must make
By Carole Townsend

December is my favorite month of the year, and it has been since I was a little girl. Of course, Christmas falls in December. What child doesn’t love the excitement and anticipation of the Christmas season?

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Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Size matters, at least where trees are concerned
By Carole Townsend

Before we get started, I trust that everyone’s Thanksgiving was glorious. I trust that all of the “leftover” options have been exhausted: turkey tetrazzini, turkey potpie, turkey soup, turkey stir fry (yes, I did), all of them.

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Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Thankfulness is a relative thing
By Carole Townsend

Ah, the glorious week is finally here. I do believe that Thanksgiving week may be my favorite of all fifty-two weeks packed into a year. If not, it runs a close second, and that’s only to Christmas week.

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Every morning when we open the blinds, my wife and I are spellbound; they are always there, hummingbirds, charcoal, mauve and emerald colors, levitating, maneuvering for space on the feeders then zipping away, to reappear, performing aerial ballets.

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Carole Townsend

I read something this morning on a social media site that had me shaking my head. I’ll go you one better; it had me feeling a bit sad about my absolute favorite time of every year, and that’s Christmas.

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