Tag Archives: winter holidays

Bats in the Big City!

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Greetings family, friends, and virtual co-villagers! I hope you all had a lovely holiday season and are enjoying the New Year. We’ve been busily focused on family time, working on projects, and both mentally and physically preparing for our yearly trek … Continue reading

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Holiday Highlights — Belated, Yes, but Beautiful!

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Greetings and Happy New Year, dear family, friends, and fellow virtual villagers! I resurfaced from our two-plus-weeks of holiday stay-cation almost a week ago, but I’ve been playing simultaneous games of catch-up and leap-frog since then, so this is the … Continue reading

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Happy Gratitude, Y’all!

Wow what a week!! It feels like so much happened that we had two weeks in one! In no particular order — here’s the view from here: 1. As I mentioned last week, Autumn is going out with a flurry, transforming … Continue reading

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Yuletide Floods Family with Holiday-Mash-Up Fun!

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Chanukah came super early this year, so it was actually part of our Thanksgiving celebrations, and we got our Yule tree up the day after Thanksgiving — so really we’ve been celebrating for over a month now. But cookie-making for … Continue reading

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See Yule Later…

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The New Year has begun, and our 2012 Yule celebrations have come to a gentle end. Natalie and I made it to midnight in more of a warm-ember-and-peppermint-ice-cream mode than a fireworks-and-champagne mode — but both utterly pleased, nonetheless. We … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful for… the 12 days of Yule

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Those of you who’ve been reading this blog for the last couple years know this already, but for those of you who may be newer here — our Yule celebrations generally begin on the Solstice and continue on through the … Continue reading

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Yule!

Friday night we officially began our Yule celebrations. In case you missed it — we celebrate our own personal soup of holiday traditions in the McTague/Christensen family. Although it sometimes comes after Yule begins, this year Chanukah was early, so … Continue reading

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