Tag Archives: Santa Claus

Your Shimmering Treasures

What a rocky start to the week.  Very sad family news one day followed by a day of heightened anxiety about a distressing local emergency.  Both mornings, I sat with my head in my hands, stopped in my tracks. I … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Chronicles: Relishing Joy

“We must risk delight…We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of the world.”~Jack Gilbert An attractive, older couple walked by my table in the coffee shop and were seated nearby.  When I saw them occasionally … Continue reading

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Inviting Expansiveness: Santa Hat Chronicles

Tonight, you swing by a shop to pick up some last-minute ingredients for dinner.  You’ve been there many times before, and the man who waits on you now has been somewhere between civil and pleasant in the past.  It has … Continue reading

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Glittering Humanity: Santa Hat Chronicles

  Rainy. Cold. Grey. Monday morning, first thing. I run out of the drear and into a nearby pharmacy for some household supplies. From across the store, I hear someone shouting, “Hey, Santa!  Good morning, Santa!” and realize a tad … Continue reading

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My (New) Santa Hat Tradition Begins

  It’s November 2003 and I’m waiting. Waiting in a long checkout line of holiday shoppers at a huge store that sells bath and bedroom items.  I am happy to be out and about with my twin teenage daughters on … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Magic? BELIEVE….

I’m running 25 minutes late to meet a dear friend for a tiny bit of Christmas shopping.  I’ve made a wrong turn that’s taken 15 minutes to redeem and then hit the extra holiday traffic. Gah! As I bolt from … Continue reading

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Cookie Brigade: Santa Chronicles (Recipe Included)

Meditation, spiritual practice, creative outlet, sensory indulgence and pleasure: that’s what baking cookies is for me.  I love to dream about them, make them, see and smell them and eat them!  Most of all, I love to share them. So, … Continue reading

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