Monthly Archives: June 2008

Now Appearing on a Stamp Near You: Christmas Cards!

It is truly mind-boggling to think about all the things that have appeared on a postage stamp, whether here in the United States or overseas on other countries’ postage stamps. You could start listing things today and not be even … Continue reading

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Taking Up a Collection

What kind of a collector are you? People have all kinds of collections: china figurines, matchbooks, circus paraphernalia, books about the Civil War, comic books, you name it, someone out there surely collects it! One type of collection that has … Continue reading

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Making a Difference…One Person at a Time

You don’t have to be a scientist finding a cure for cancer or a politician making dramatic country-wide social changes to make a difference in today’s world. But it is possible for one person to make a dramatic and significant … Continue reading

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Santa has Four-Legged Fans, Too

It’s a long-standing and time-honored tradition for countless American families to take their children to see Santa each year, and to treasure the photographs they take there each year.  In much the same way, there are pet dogs and cats … Continue reading

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Giving a Big Gift by Sending Christmas Cards

Some Christmas cards are sent out with news of family accomplishments, endeavors, or trips made over the past year.  Some Christmas cards go out bearing a simple holiday greeting to the recipient.  But other Christmas cards are put in the … Continue reading

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Making the Christmas Card List

While I’ll never be one to knock hand-written lists on pads of legal paper, I do agree that after a certain point, it’s time to go as automatic as you can. By automatic I mean you could type out the … Continue reading

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Going Green with Christmas

These days, you can’t go more than a day or two without hearing a lot about going green (or, environmentally friendly).  It sure makes sense to go green with houses, with cars, with your family’s food, and even with cleaning … Continue reading

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To Catch a Thief, Send a Christmas Card

It was an unorthodox but undeniably effective way to catch a thief: send him a Christmas card and leave the rest up to his conscience. While it might sound like something out of a television sitcom, it really happened. The … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Very Good Year

So much can happen in a year. New jobs, new marriages, new houses, new children. Travels far and wide, to exotic locations, hometowns, and everywhere in between. Accomplishments made over the course of the year, whether that’s an impressive weight … Continue reading

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The Annual Newsletter…Yes or No?

Endless debates rage on around the country about one topic. No, we’re not talking about the upcoming presidential election! The debate in question is actually this: What goes into a winning Christmas card letter? Some folks prefer reading the newsy … Continue reading

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