Christmas already?

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pexels-photo-196648Every December starts out the same way—Christmas already? I feel overwhelmed, I panic.

Yesterday more than ever. I had dinner guests due to arrive at 6:30, with everything well planned I felt confident I could even take a short nap before starting some serious cooking. Imagine my panic when, at about 1:30, I received an emergency message for the HOA. A main water pipe broke and water had to be turned off for a few hours. What? You can’t do that. What about my dinner? My first impulse was to get on the phone and—well—scream. That’s why I have a sign over the desk that says WAIT.

After consulting with myself I decide perhaps this would be a good time for a nap. Wise decision. By the time I was up and around, all relaxed and full of energy, the water was back. What can I say? The dinner was a great success. And with 48 hours left, Christmas doesn’t feel so labor intense any more.

So without hesitation I wish you all a Merry Christmas and a successful new year. 

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  1. Thank you and may you and little No Name also have a wonderful Christmas! Try not to drown in all the rain I’ve been sending home from CA!



  2. Thank you Maria. I am glad your dinner came out great. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to your family and friends!

  3. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Funny how we initially think that we can control things by throwing a fit. Glad it all worked out for you. Jeanne

  4. I’d love to know how you were able to relax your mind so you could nap! I’m glad to hear your dinner went very well.

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