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A lovely, quiet Christmas

I hope you’re enjoying the same. 

Wendy, Jeremy, and Jeremy’s mom, Sherri, joined me last night for Christmas Eve dinner.  We had a wonderful time, and dinner, a prime rib roast from Schwan’s (I wanted EASY) turned out well.  It was late when we parted company so I FELL into bed and slept like, well, a rock.  :)  I didn’t get up until around 10 am, which is LATE for me, and it was totally delicious. 

Now it’s nearly 5 pm on Christmas Day, and we are getting together again soon to open gifts, eat turkey and socialize.  With no small

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Oh, Holy Night…

The stars are (or will be) brightly shining…

It is the night of our dear Savior’s birth…

Christmas Eve is probably my favorite day in the year.  Sure, there are the presents, given and received, too much delicious food, gatherings with friends and family, tinsel and trees and bright lights, all lovely.  There’s more, though…a sense of anticipation, it seems to me, as a weary, war-torn world holds its breath and waits.  Heartbeats quicken and eyes turn heavenward, searching for the Star of the East, heralding the best message humankind has ever received:

For unto you is born this day,

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Cattle drives rarely went more than ten or twelve miles a day, as the cattle had to be given time to rest and graze. A drive from Texas to Montana could take up to five months.

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