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My first Christmas in the military I was so excited to return home to Florida.  At my station in Colorado, there were many unique shops with handmade pottery.  Micheal Garmin was a fantastic artist who created beautiful sculptures.  There was one in particular that I wanted to purchase for my husband (then boyfriend). It was a firefighter holding a little girl carrying a teddy bear.  Since his profession was firefighting, it was… Read More

If you too have been searching for a gift that really makes a difference in the lives of others,  consider various ways to look to the interest of others.

young boy holding a doll

Mysterious guests arrive at Mamaw’s house every year on Christmas Eve.  The men and women usually stay on the outskirts of the family conversation.   They are quiet observers of all the excitement the season stirs up.  People call it hospitality in the South.  And it is fast becoming a lost tradition.  But every child born in our family learns to welcome, talk, and accept Christmas strangers.   It’s important to arrive before dark.  Minutes stretch… Read More