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Those Are Some Ugly Christmas Cookies

It has been a bad year (that's an understatement), but there have been some bright spots and happy moments. I was planning to write an upbeat letter to include with Christmas cookies as gifts for favorite friends and neighbors. I even found a cookie recipe that seemed perfect: spiced rosemary citrus cookies, decorated as Saguaro cactus with Christmas lights. Fawkinnae perfect! I have a history of disappointments and disasters making cookies, so I carefully followed the recipe. ( I was the guy who used rancid Crisco in his peanut butter blossoms. The grandkids said, “Something died!” when I opened the oven. I now like to call those my stank blossom cookies). I was concerned when there was 4 eggs and 3...

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A Good Paddling

We were at our dear friends, Craig and Beanie’s cabin last summer. Spectacular weekend. Our friends had invited another couple that lived on the lake to join us for dinner. When they left about 11 p.m. my wife said, “It’s a beautiful night, let’s go out in the pontoon.” We all agreed that was a terrific idea. We grabbed a cooler loaded with adult beverages and headed out on the lake. Now this lake is is about 7 miles long. We motored out to a middle-of-the-lake location, cut the motor, fired up four cocktails (then four more, and then who knows how many more) and turned on the music. Dark side of the moon to be exact, by Pink Floyd....

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Dad's Christmas Bumper sticker

Thursday, Nov 28, 2019, 9:57 AM, Rachel wrote: Hi there!Looking for a bumper sticker for my Dad! For Christmas! He had one on his fishing truck, but unfortunately his window was broken and he wants to replace it, but there isn’t any available on your site.When will they be available, and could I order it for a Christmas gift.Please let me know. Thank you so much! Rachel   Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 4:56 PM, Doug wrote: Hi Rachel - send me your address and I will put one in the mail for you to give him. You can e-mail me at doug@fawkinnae.com Doug   Friday, Nov 29, 2019, 5:05 PM, Rachel wrote: Oh! So great to hear! Thanks for the...

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