Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Hallelujah Christmas!

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This is my favorite time of year!  I love everything about Christmas—the lights in the yard, the tree in the house, and the “Hallelujah Chorus”!  But that’s not what Handel had in mind when he wrote the piece.  Not even close… George Frideric Handel actually wrote the Messiah for Lent and it was performed for […]

Christmas Story Winners!

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Thank You for All of the Christmas Story Submissions! Below are the 5-selected winners! #1  From: Elizabeth  Moulton, Al Detail 1: Growing up in a small town in Noth Alabama you learn quickly that everybody knows everybody…. And takes care of them.   Detail 2: I was the third of four girls, raised in a […]

Your Personal Water Tank

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Several years ago, we had almost finished rebuilding our house after the devastation of Hurricane Ivan.  When it came time to choose appliances, I let Polly take the lead.  To me, a dishwasher is a dishwasher.  The only exception was the coffeemaker.  I was like a six year old in Toys-R-Us when I saw the […]