Perceptions

Today I will live in the moment, unless it’s unpleasant in which case I will eat a cookie! —Cookie Monster Duff here. The other day, Mom was feeling out of Sorts. Whatever She set Her Hand to did not work Out. She felt grumpy inside. She was trying so Hard to overcome that Icky feeling.…

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End of the Season

I haven’t taken my Christmas lights down. They look so nice on the pumpkin. —Winston Spears Duff here. At My House, we’re still picking up the remnants of Christmas. Wrapping paper. Ribbons. Gift bags. Christmas cards. You name it, We’re storing things away for the Next Year. And Mom is careful to label the Boxes.…

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Mutant Superpower

My mutant superpower is I can open any snack’s packaging the wrong way so it’s impossible to close it again. —@aparnapkin Duff here. Mom has Vast Experience with this particular Issue. I have watched Her Maneuver and Fuss in a Variety of Ways to open a container. Perhaps a Jar. Maybe a package of Cheese.…

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The Day After Christmas

It’s always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments that are over. —Paolo Coelho Wishing You a fun time as You close the Door on 2021, and open the possibilities…

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Dogs and Christmas

The shame of that Christmas outfit rendered me immobile. —The Duff Duff here. Long ago, Mom thought it would be a Great Idea to dress Me up in a Santa Outfit. Bright red, it had Fur around the edges. And a cute little Belt with a Gold buckle. And a Santa hat. Mom struggled to…

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Wonder of the Season

Watch with glittering eyes the whole world because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. —Roald Dahl Duff here. The Magic of Christmas has begun. Local stores have had Christmas Trees up for some time. But I think the Air is…

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One Candle Can Light Another

A candle is a small thing. But one candle can light another. And see how its own light increases, as a candle gives its own flame to the other. You are such a light. — Moshe David Duff here. Hannukah began last Sunday at sundown. Mom and I have many Good Friends who are Jewish.…

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