Sunday, December 23, 2012

CHRISTMAS

 
Warmest wishes from the Red Cardinal blog to all my readers and fellow bloggers for a wonderful, happy, and peaceful Christmas and New Year.
 
 
 
It has been a joy to meet and communicate with you throughout what has been an eventful year for me.   Thank you all for your lovely, kind, insightful, caring, and often clever and funny comments.
I appreciate and value every one of them.
 
 
 
 For me,  the greatest fun is in exchanging ideas, and learning about so many different countries and customs, meeting your families, pets, and seeing your local areas.  I love reading your blogs, and continue to find new blogs of interest written by clever and talented women.  It has become a new hobby for this old bird who loves a fresh challenge and meeting new friends.
 
 
 
  To the silent readers (and my stats show me there are a large number of you out there), thank you for continuing to drop in. 
I hope my musings brighten your day, and please feel free to comment.
I'd love that!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
and, from our house to yours:
 
Happy Christmas to All, and to all a Good Night!
[Clement Clarke Moore, 1823.]
 
 
 
 xxx
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

26 comments:

  1. Thank you for sharing so much with us Patricia. God Bless.

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    1. You are welcome, and God Bless you too Valerie.
      Merry Christmas xx

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  2. Blogging has clearly become an important part of the lives of so many of us. I, too, have been astonished at how brilliant it is to have insight into others' lives, and to find how quickly I have come to care deeply about my new friends. Have a lovely Christmas Patricia, and I look forward to us both having a great 2013, feeling well, and learning a little more about each others' lives. Jx

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    1. So true, Janice, we do come to care about one another, and if one disappears for a while I become concerned. Wishing you a beautiful Christmas and New Year too, and more fun in blogland. P. xx

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  3. It's always a pleasure to pay you a visit, Patricia. Hope you have a very Happy Christmas and a Wonderful New Year.

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    1. And it is always a pleasure to see your little kitty face, Sulky! Enjoy a wonderful Christmas and great New Year.

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  4. Just popping over to wish you a very Happy Christmas and peaceful 2013. Ida

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    1. Thank you Ida, and the same to you. I hope your Christmas is fab. P.

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  5. Thank you for your greetings. I can without doubt sign everything you wrote about blogging.
    Great to meet new people, great to have some regulars too ( like You ).
    There is one night to sleep and then it´s here - Christmas.
    And I have one more post to write.

    Have a wonderful, relaxing CHRISTMAS !!

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    1. Thank you Mette, It is so true, we love to meet across the airwaves. So much fun. Yes, we plan to relax here, and wish you also a beautiful, snowy, and wonderful Christmas in Finland! xx

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  6. And a very happy Christmas to you too, Patricia. I agree with everything you say about blogging. It has broadened my horizons, given me the most enormous amount of enjoyment and above all enabled me to get to know so many interesting and friendly people all over the world. Truly wonderful.

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    1. Hope you have a wonderful Christmas too Perpetua. All the best for the New Year too. P.

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  7. I have enjoyed getting acquainted with your through blogging this year. Like you, so enjoy seeing what other bloggers are saying and doing; it truly is a blessing to read your posts each day. The very best Christmas to you and your family and wishes for a wonderful new year.

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    1. Thank you Sanda, for your lovely words. Blogging as definitely enriched my live. May your Christmas be full of joy and happiness.

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  8. You have such lovely Christmas decorations. Merry Christmas to you. I have enjoyed getting to know you too!

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    1. Thank you Debbi. Have a wonderful Christmas Day!

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  9. I've enjoyed meeting you on the net and hope to get to know you better in the coming year. Everything in your home looks festive and lovely. Enjoy your holidays.

    Darla

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    1. Thanks Darla, blogging is mutual fun! Merry Christmas!

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  10. Patricia, I knew if I paid you a visit, I'd see some beautiful Christmas themes on your Christmas blog. Very elegant and understateded decorations. Thanks for sharing with us ... and Merry Christmas!

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    1. Thanks Debra, I do love a well-themed Christmas! Happy Christmas!

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  11. I hope you had a wonderful time with your family. Lots of love from France !xx

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    1. Thank you Silver Bunny - we surely had a great time. Recovery now in process! love from Australia to France too! xx

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  12. Hi Patricia, I'm rather late to wish you good cheer for Christmas but not too late to wish you and the family much happiness for the coming New Year.
    Seems I rarely pop into blog land nowadays but hopefully I will be a bit more regular in 2013 in catching up with all the lovely ladies who frequent cyber space. I do hope Santa was particularly kind to you this year!
    xx

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    1. Hello Annie, Lovely to hear from you, and I do wish you all the kindest blessings of the season, and much joy in the New Year. It has been lovely getting to know so many special ladies in blogland over the past year. Long may it continue, and I hope to see more of your adventures in 2013 (and hope you make in to N.Y.) Santa was indeed kind in this nest; might blog about it later.xx

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  13. Can't take my eyes off the ham down below, I've never made one.
    Wishing you the very best for 2013.

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    1. The FF ham recipe is the best! Happy New Year to you and your family too Tabitha!

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