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Queen of Hearts

It was a long time ago, maybe 1983, when we met and became friends. We were both far from home,  so friendships were especially appreciated. She was a lot of fun to be with and easy to talk to.  As … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 6, Personal Touches

See Part 1 for the beginning of this story. In addition to composing beautiful poems and putting them on cards, Jim and Hazel Kistler gave gifts of encouragement by complimenting us and telling us we were special in their lives. … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 5 EXTRA! EXTRA!

See Part 1 for the beginning of this story. Jim and Hazel began sending out their unique Christmas greetings in 1983, which was before we had met them and were written onto their mailing list. Because of the generosity of their … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 4

This is Part 4 in a series of posts sharing the beautiful Christmas greetings and poems our friends have sent us through the years.  Click here for Part 1. The top picture shows our treasure chest with Jim and Hazel’s cards. … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 3

This is a continuation of sharing the cards and poetry received over many years from our friends Jim and Hazel Kistler.  See Part 1 and Part 2 for the beginning of this story.  Christmas of 1998 brought this card to our … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 2

This is a continuation of sharing the cards and poetry received over many years from our friends Jim and Hazel Kistler.  See Part 1 for the beginning of the story, which will make this post more meaningful.  Nineteen Ninety-five’s (1995) card gave … Continue reading

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A Treasured Tradition – Part 1

Many years back when we were a young family, we met an older couple at church whom we grew to love.  Jim and Hazel Kistler became our good friends. Our love and respect for them grew during the time we had … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings

By the time you’re my age, you’ve sent a lot of Christmas greetings. Through the years as we’ve lived different places and met new people, our Christmas card list has grown.  We almost always send pictures to those on our … Continue reading

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