Merry Christmas – Carrot Cake Recipe

Good morning, everyone.

I’m sending best wishes to you and your family. I hope today is a peaceful one, where you’ll have those you love the most with you, you’ll be warm and have food on your plate. While I hope you get what you want, I hope more you get what you need.

On my Diane McGyver blog, I posted a recipe for carrot cake. If you have an excess of carrots and like this cake, check it out here: Recipe Carrot Cake.

While I’ll be writing, I’m off the Internet for the next two days. It’s my break where I indulge in movies I’ve missed over the years. I’ve already reserved a few.

Take care of yourself, and the rest will take care of itself.

Christmas is . . .

Christmas Is … is a poem I wrote during an exercise for a writers group in 2005.

Christmas Is…

To me…

Christmas is the 25th of December. It is a day when the land is covered with snow. It is a day filled with rain and sunshine. It is a day bitterly cold and a day you can wear a sweatshirt while outdoors.

Christmas is a day to gather eggs and milk the goats.

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My Fairies are Gay!

Words are powerful. They can drag us to our knees, fill us with joy and boost our spirits when we’re depressed. But words can also be powerless to the whims of people who believe they are doing right by dictating how we should use or view them.

Over the past fifty years, several words have become tarnished by misuse. These words, that were once useful descriptive words, are now banned or restricted.

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