{{DO YOU GO TO CHRISTMAS OFFICE PARTIES??}}


    Hi my Christmas friends!!!!!!! If you work in an” Office- Setting”,will you attend your Company’s Christmas Party?? I’m self-employed now,for the last 7 years…However,, I worked for a Publishing Company for (4) yrs. In Management, at  Chrysler Corporation for (6)yrs..So, I know a thing or too,about Company Parties!!!!!(if walls could talk)lol…It always amaze me and (fellow co-workers) How, it appeared to be the (Quite,Shy,Mousy, somewhat, unflattering Clothes) young ladies,that, once you give these girls, a couple of drinks,the hair comes down,usually followed by clothing…..(NOT ALL) SOME*..lol.. However, I feel, the number is somewhat higher in Corporate…It seems drinking and holiday parties, can bring out the best, and the worst..Then, there are the 2 ladies everyone knows are (women on the prowl)(Loose) “No Regrets” Nothing to Lose” looking to hook up with the Boss,or any person in high authority….I always, remembered, at these Parties,I would/will have to face these (same people) monday morning!!!!!!! Therefore, I strive to have 1 drink,dress appropriately,(keep the gossip to a minimum)…lol..Over the years,I have  personally seen 2 marriage dissolve,because of a fling at a “Christmas Party” It’s very sad to lose yourself in the moment because of a weak desire,liquor,loneliness,and a chance,for a little love!!! (love,well,Lust) please,ladies, and men,if you attend your Christmas Party* (Alone/or with your Mate) DO NOT get involved in something,that has no future,nor,will get you a promotion….It just will not work….It has been proven….People, do foolish things,when you throw your beliefs,and values,to the wind…..Thus, I would like to remain you,Don’t do anything,that Monday Morning,   you will be sorry for,and now with social media,your picture,acts,and personal body parts.can be shown to millions,with one (1) click of a i phone…..you have been Warned…..lol…Peace..Happy Holidays* (keep your Values&Morals) blm1957@wordpress.com  hug your children,keep them close…..Merry Christmas* 10 days until the Big Day!!!!!!!!BTW: Have A Great* Time At Your Christmas Party!! You Earned It!!!!! Peace&Joy..Stay “Merry”
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~~ARE YOU FEELING S.A.D.??~~


Hello my friends,If you live in the Mid-West like my family,you are in the middle of a “COLD”  Freeze,  the sun refuses to shine….The snow and cold will not let up…Thus,I ask, are you finding yourself  feeling  sad, moody,anxiety, and just*depressed??? If so, you may be suffering from (SAD)* – SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER- Often known as winter depression,winter blues,sudden sadness,and Depression…..These, sudden changes in mood*in people with normal mental* health throughout the year,suddenly,find themselves experiencing depressive symptoms in winter……..Although experts were initially skeptical,this condition is now recognized as a common disorder,with its prevalence in the U.S..The National Library of Medicine notes that “some people experience a serious mood change, when the seasons change,some may sleep too much,have little energy,with deep feelings of sorrow,lack of focus and desire” As well,some symptoms can be severe,how- ever,they usually clear up,once the season changes,or the SUN* returns!!!!!!  Yea…..lol… S.A.D. was formally described and named in 1984,by Dr.Norman Rosenthal at the National Institute of Mental Health………..There are treatments for classic winter-based seasonal affective disorders,including,(LIGHT THERAPY) using, Direct Sunlight,HighWatt Bulbs,-(bright lights)….This is the Remedy,I choose,As, I have an enclosed heated in winter/cool in summer,(Sun Porch) Moreover,this Porch,is a blessing,in the cold,dreary,months of winter,(Dec-Feb.) On these chilly,sun/less days of winter,I head for the (no pun intented) Sun Porch..lol..where my hubby,has installed, (12))over-head light-bulbs,100/175 watts,we also have bright blue walls,(blue is my fav-color) a reminder,of summer,and the beach,ocean, fun in the sun…you feel me?? lol..My C.D. player,offers,lively,soothing,magical,sounds of Summer, I love the sounds of flowing water,,the ocean,wind,and rain…… It seems, my mood change almost instantly…I’m so thankful,for my Sun-Porch,I would be in deep trouble without my light therapy….I need it…lol..Hopefully, my light-therapy suggestion helps you.Until,summer returns,I wish you sun-light,and peace..”GO TO THE LIGHT”…..lol…hug your children,keep them close……blm1957@wordpress  Christmas Countdown,11 days until Christmas…(my grandson counted down for us) my grandson’s are visiting,for the week-end,they are trying to open gifts,looking inside,peeking….lol…I love them……….(Boy’s No Peeking)..lol………..

~~~DECORATING IN DECEMBER~~~


A Delightful,Defining,and In-Depth December,is my wish,for you and your love ones….I can hardly believe we are in the very last month of the year…….December,the month of Christmas!!!!! Why, it’s the most happiest,fun-filled month of all..I love Christmas with a passion,deeper than anyone on the planet!!!!!!! I’m the true lover of Christmas.The Decortation,(the Color’s of Christmas) (Green&Red*/White)….My favorite part ,is the Decorating of my 4 Christmas Trees…..I love tossing, long “gold”long,dangling strands,of thin garland..At times, I thrown a few” silver” strands…..(I prefer gold)..As well,about (53 each tree),red velvet bows,(Sm.Med.) adorn the “green” trees… I plan for days of decorating my home,inside,and out. Our  home was voted “Best Christmas Themed Home” 2 years in a row!!!! Are you getting the picture that okay,so this lady loves Christmas, lol….(While,never* forgetting, the real reason for the season!!! Why,Jesus Christ Birth of course..) Please,never,forget the (REAL) reason for the season..(JESUS) Amen&Amen..  Today, I ventured into the attic…….(where ,we keep every thing,you can imagine)!!!! lol..I find the 3 green pre-lit artificial Christmas trees, I’m searching for,right where I had left them last January…~sigh~ Their- is the 6ft. 8ft..and 12ft.tree. The 12ft.goes in the family room,as,we have cathedral ceilings,(it seems,as if,one can gaze up, until your neck aches,at just how far you lean,to see the very height, and width of the top of my home..The 8ft.tree,goes in the library upstairs, and my darling 6ft.stands so blissful,magical, and looks simply beautiful in our master*bedroom,it’s perfectly shaped,decorated to the 10th. power!!!lol..Just across, on the adjoining wall,is a Bay-Window,and a 5ft.oval gold-encrust Mirror, the Double Exposure,is Awesome…………………………….

~~~ I enjoy waking in the morning,gazing at my Lovely* tree!!As,I thank Jesus,for a new day,..A fresh start……..Our bedroom,also, has the cathedral…….Often times, I’m even astonished,at the height,and magical,spells,the sky-light,seems to cast,differing shapes,forms,as the clouds move,and turn like cotton balls,and cool whip,white, light,fluffy,and airy,moving,changing,just heavenly…………As,I bring the 6ft.tree down, I call out to my hubby,(Help) he comes just in time to catch us both,as the tree somehow,slips from my hand,while hubby,brings,down the 2 other trees,I remind him,we brought that 8ft.pre-lit,white fir,(last year) for the front porch,I decorate it in all gold!!!ornaments,bows,and gold ribbons!!! what,a sight to behold…I realize finally after,my 3rd.trip to the basement,there is A LOT!!! of work to do,(Lots) It usually takes 1 to 2 weeks,to get everything decorated* Thus, I take my precious time and make things Beautiful and Bright….For, it’s Christmas time,I just love this time of year….There are boxes and container’s of decorations,bows,ribbons,and glass ornanments..We have 4 Santa’s,Large, 2 medium,1 small..I finally,leave the basement after 2 hours,I’m tired……Every box is labeled,Therefore, it is easy to find everything……Well, I have 1 week to get my trees all decorated….Here’s to a Delightful,Defining,In-Depth December……I will keep you informed on my progress…lol…I love Christmas……hug your children,keep them close…blm1957@wordpress.com..Peace,Joy,Comfort…….23 Days until Christmas…..join in the count-down,with your little-ones…..blm1957….  BTW: there are 5 “string’s’ of dim-white lights,on the white fir~the 3 green-pine’s~are pre-lit,(and yes after a quick plug-in,every light was shining……Yea!!!lol…I believe,we have a least 60-150 strings of lights.(clear and assorted)..Don’t you just love this blessed,merry,time of year?????                        “Merry Decorating” Have you found the right* “TREE” for your family??????(DECORATING IN DECEMBER)  the very best,time of the year…..Amen& Amen..