Lifestyle, Uncategorized

December In A Nutshell

I can’t believe December is over already….  A lot has happened for me in the last 31 days…allow me to recap… 1.   At the very last minute, my family decided to take a vacation.  Yup, we like to do these things by the seat of our pants.  Now that we’re a family of adults, we have found that what we…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized

What If He Comes Back For Xmas?

This year my family is not participating quite as much in the typical traditions of Christmas and I am thinking more about the real implications of this holiday, as some of the distractions are removed, allowing me to look at what Christmas really means with fresh eyes. God could have just placed his hands over this sinful planet and said…

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Uncategorized, Voice

O Little Town of Bethlehem Cover

Finally, I have covered a Christmas that really has something to with the true meaning of Christmas! I was getting very frustrated in finding a song that was appropriate for my style of singing and held a deeper meaning than snow and jingle bells.  I have a kind of ‘Dean Martin’ type voice that sounds better when I’m singing something…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Voice

My Favorite Xmas Music Of All Time

  Okay, confession time.  I have hardly listened to any Xmas music this year.   ‘ducks from the ensuing bombardment of rotten fruit’ But just because I am going through a Grinch-y phase, doesn’t mean that I don’t have my all time favorite Xmas music just like the rest of you merry elves! And so….let the list begin! This is…

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Uncategorized, Voice

White Christmas Cover

Years ago, my aunt sent us the link to a video that had gone viral on the Internet.  To the tune of White Christmas, a rather clumsily animated Santa Claus and reindeer crooned and bopped their way across the screen. It was adorable and it was how I discovered the Drifters White Christmas. I had long been a fan of…

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TV & Film, Uncategorized

My 5 Favorite Xmas Movies Of All Time.

  Here we are ladies and gentlemen, reaching the midpoint of December!  The Christmas loving elves are just getting their second wind, while some of us more Grinch-like counterparts might need a little something to get them in a festive mood again.  What better way to celebrate or cheer yourself up than by watching a good old fashioned Christmas movie?…

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Lifestyle

9 Things I Want For Xmas…But Probably Won’t Get.

  The title is pretty self-explanatory.  Oh, I wanted more run-of-the-mill things for Christmas….books, music…that kind of thing.  But I have these deep longings for something else for Christmas….things that very likely won’t come to pass…but are still lots of fun to think about.  Thus, I have compiled a list; starting at the most plausible and ending with the impossible.…

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Lifestyle, Uncategorized, Writing

How I Survived NaNoWriMo

       NaNoWriMo is officially over and I clocked in at approximately 74,000 words!  I’m feeling prêt-ty good right now!      I’m also very, very, VERY tired. Anyway, the entire experience was a blast.  It’s funny that I can say that now because when I first signed up for it, I was convinced I was going to die.  I thought…

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