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Moments in Time – The Angel

Christmas is always a special time.  I had a favorite angel to top off our tree, but one year our child had made an angel he was proud of and there was no question what would finish off our family’s … 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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It Stood the Test of Time

While visiting my mother-in-law, she brought out a gift she had received years ago from my oldest son.   I was surprised how well it had aged.  He is 27 now.  It was sweet that she kept it.  I had forgotten all … Continue reading

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The Jeweled World of Janie – Part 2

My last post showed a collection of beautiful things made by the hands of my friend Janie.  In this post, her Christmas decorations will be showcased. During the holidays, Janie and her husband replace the decorative covers on their pillows.  Off come … 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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