Archive for Christmas

Jolly Olde Saint Bob’s Annual Christmas Music List and Magical Memories

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 1, 2017 by segarini

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This is a slightly updated Holiday Rerun to tide you over until the DBAWIS Year End Wrap Ups are published here after Christmas.

To all of our Dear Readers, may this coming year be better than last, your family and friends safe and sound, and your hope and faith intact. Look for the good in everything and everyone, and be good to others.

Save me some turkey skin….

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Roxanne Tellier – Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 8, 2017 by segarini

Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Hopefully most of us will be lucky enough to be gathered together at some point with friends and family to share the bounty of the harvest – or at least the goodies we’ve bought from our local grocers — and that most precious of commodities …. our time.

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Jolly Olde Saint Bob’s Christmas Music List and Magical Memories

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 23, 2016 by segarini

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This is a slightly updated Holiday Rerun to tide you over until the DBAWIS Year End Wrap Ups are published here after Christmas.

To all of our Dear Readers, may this coming year be better than last, your family and friends safe and sound, and your hope and faith intact. Look for the good in everything and everyone, and be good to others.

Save me some turkey skin….

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Santa Bob’s Christmas Checklist and Fried Ham Sandwich Recipe

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , on December 9, 2016 by segarini

Bob and Vanilla ConeA Message from Bob….

To the Best Readers on the Intertoobs….

Greetings,

We are going on hiatus Dec. 15th through January 10th. There will be Year End Wrap Ups from (hopefully) all of us here at DBAWIS, that I will post between the 25th and New Years.

Have a joyous, safe, and happy Holiday. …and this includes EVERYONE no matter HOW you celebrate the holidays by whatever name they go by.

Commence the Nogging of the Egg in 3…2…1…

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Segarini – Jolly Olde Saint Bob’s Christmas Music List and Magical Memories

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , on December 23, 2015 by segarini

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Amy Segarini – Christmas in Stockton 1979

I can’t remember the last time I spent Christmas with Family.

…and I can’t remember the last time I spent Christmas with my daughter…and I have never spent Christmas with my Grandkids.

…but I am spending Christmas with Amy, Tilda, and Marshall THIS Christmas…and you have no idea how incredible and wonderful that is.

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Roxanne Tellier – Christmas and Snowbound in the Treasured Past

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 13, 2015 by segarini

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My mum embodied the Spirit of Christmas. She loved everything about the holiday, and she made every one of my childhood Christmas’ as merry and bright as she could.

She’d grown up in the depression – she knew Christmas wasn’t about money. When times were tough, she’d tell us it would be a “Hoodoo McFiggin” year – that meant the only presents would be things she had to buy us anyway, just to keep us clothed and fed – underwear, socks, boots.  Presents were lovely, but some years, presents could wait.Christmas was about gathering with family, and sharing what we did have, and what we had to spare was love.

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Segarini – Ghosts of Christmas’ Past

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on December 15, 2014 by segarini

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This column originally ran back in 2011 and contains articles written in 2008 and 2009. The holidays have always been kind of a tough time for me emotionally, but they have also been the scene of some of my fondest memories. Seeing as how our Monday contributors are out engaged in fist fights over the last 3D 4k 120 inch LG Flatscreen and Coffee Maker in the store, I thought I’d post this slightly updated relic for all to enjoy. Pop a Rum Ball and replenish the Nog…Christmas Time is Here Again….

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Roxanne Tellier – Zombie Christmas

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 14, 2014 by segarini

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It’s lurching toward you … the days are ticking by, and you are simultaneously anticipating and dreading the upcoming holiday season. You’re looking forward to seeing friends and family, but wonder how you’ll juggle all you will have to do to get ready for the big day.

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Roxanne Tellier – But It’s Too EARLY!

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 7, 2014 by segarini

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I know, I know … it’s too early to be listening to Christmas and holiday music. But on Thursday I spent my birthday serenading senior citizens at their seasonal parties, and I haven’t stopped feeling a little festive ever since.

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Roxanne Tellier: Giving Thanks

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 12, 2014 by segarini

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Yay! It’s Turkey Day! Actually, we celebrated on Saturday, so for me it’s just Fat Pants Day today, but what the heck. It’s the drumstick that counts.

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