Monthly Archives: December 2011

Monday’s child

I woke up this morning thinking about my daughter.  “What was I doing 37 years ago today?”  It was Sunday. We had a Coleman family Christmas week-end a few days early so our mom and dad could celebrate Christmas in San … Continue reading

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Super powers

What kind of super powers do you want to have? There are two types of people in this world:  People who can answer the question and people who give you a “huh” look when you ask it.  You’d be surprised how many … Continue reading

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Wearing symbols vs. Being symbols

I worked with a woman who wouldn’t wear a cross necklace.   The cross is a pagan symbol, she said, and wearing a cross to represent Jesus or God was idolatry.  She was an active member of a church; as a single … Continue reading

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All aboard!

Brackenridge Park in San Antonio didn’t have a miniature train until 1957.  In my mind, it had always had one.  Riding it with my sisters is one of my earliest memories.  The City of San Antonio started the park in 1899 … Continue reading

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Top 10 favorite Christmas movies

I love watching Christmas movies on a cold, wet winter night.  There’s something wonderful about getting dressed in the fleece pj’s with Snoopy slippers, making a hot cup of cocoa (Mannheim Steamroller Cinnamon Hot Chocolate-no sugar added), and enjoying one of my favorites. … Continue reading

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Song to my dad…

Special days are always difficult when you are missing someone you love.  Yesterday was no different.  Our mom did a cool thing when our birthdays rolled around; she would do a birth recap that would always start “— years ago … Continue reading

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