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To my fellow riders spinning on Christmas Eve

After a great pre-Christmas Eve class this morning, I feel compelled to share some thoughts and good tidings to the riders who will be spinning for 90 minutes on Christmas Eve morning.  Sadly, I will not be able to attend.  As an Italian woman, I have duties and responsibilities on Christmas Eve up to and including the Feast of the Seven Fish. (Note:  I managed to create a dish with all seven fish in one glorious pot.  I will share the recipe another time.)  So here are my well wishes…

Christmas Tree #12- on the road

As you may know from my previous posts, I am obsessed with Christmas, more specifically Christmas trees.  Sunday morning I drove to Delaware to spend the week in my office there and celebrate Christmas with our office party on Wednesday.  I went to the office first because we are in the throws of a competitive decorating contest and my team's theme is Harry Potter Christmas. (I know nothing about Harry Potter!)  We spent almost 2 hours decorating and it looked beautiful.  Amanda…

Christmas Lights = Christmas Fights

My how history repeats itself.  Maybe my story will sound familiar to you too. When I was a kid, we would drive out to Bob's Trees in Galway and cut down a Christmas Tree. My dad and the guys would tie it to the roof and pray like you know what that we didn't lose it somewhere on a back road.  We always wanted the biggest and fattest tree and you know it never looks that big in the forest. We would…