The Meaning of Traditions—to you.

When most people think of "traditions", they're thinking of society-wide customs and habits that become ingrained over years and generations. The holiday season is a good example, for it is stuffed full of traditions. But traditions can be more personal and often, far more significant. For instance, a personal tradition of mine is to step

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Merry Christmas

27 May 2004, Alberta, Canada --- Glowing Christmas Tree in Snow --- Image by © Royalty-Free/Corbis There are many images of trees in snow out there, but I particularly like this one because it was taken in my home province of Alberta. For those of you celebrating Christmas, I offer yuletide greetings. For

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Holiday Gifts for Romance Lovers

  It's that time of year!  I'm feeling the spirit now because I've got all my shopping done.  If you're still looking for inspiration and last minute gifts for other romance readers, browse through these ideas:   A Romance Novel Coloring Book: Coloring Pages Inspired By Romance Novel Covers (Volume 1) [link] If you or

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The Holiday Season is here.

I've quit the day job...and now my Mum is arriving from Australia today, for a whole month. This is her first white Christmas.  It will be the first time she's experienced a cold below 10C or so, her first time to see snow, Christmas lights on every house, and to walk out onto a frozen

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Merry Christmas!

For those of you who are actually on line today that celebrate Christmas, even if it’s just for the turkey and presents, please have a wonderfully happy, argument-free day with your family and friends. May your stocking be overflowing! And because I just can’t help myself, did you know the very first Christmas was celebrated

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Working Notes – December 26, 2011

My best wishes to everyone who celebrated Christmas Day yesterday, and for everyone who got the day off from work, I hope you made the best of it. Of course, I’m writing this somewhere in the past, so I’m not sure yet if I made a very good day of it or not, but I

Berengaria Brown Will Be Guesting Here, December 21st. Goodies to Win!

Berengaria has visited here before.  Apparently, she had so much fun, she's back to do it all again. Wednesday, December 21st, Berengaria will be stopping by to talk about herself, life, and her latest MMF romance, Santa Baby. Oh yeah, and she's giving away an ebook from her backlist to a random commentor, so don't