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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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I’m debating…

Which Native American name shall I give myself?  I mean, if Kevin Costner can be Dances-With-Wolves, well, couldn’t I be Sleeps-With-Stones (lately, I’ve been waking up with two sizable moss agates snuggled close and YES, they sing :)–a lullaby, in fact ).  Or, perhaps, Bathes-With-Stones?  (I put a few favorites–moss agate, carnelian, tiger eye–into my bath water, and add chips of rose quartz to my homemade bubble bath.  I splash amethyst water on my face, too.)  Possibly, Spends-Way-Too-Much-Money-On-Stones would be the best fit?

:) Any or all of the above would work, methinks.

I continue to keep my Gratitude Journal, and

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“Keep your ear to the ground” referred to the practice of plainsmen listening to the ground to hear hoof beats. It became the westerner’s warning to stay alert.

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