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How come no one has sent me a Christmas card?

“How come no one has sent me a Christmas card?”

no christmas card

This is how I was greeted this morning by Nana.

“I guess everyone calls and text now. No one has time to actually write a Christmas card and send it in the mail.”

This took me back. Everyone she was in contact with either moved from the area or had moved on.

So, during the day, I did what any dutiful granddaughter would do. I found a blank holiday card I had from years ago that I never used, filled it out, addressed it and put it in the mail.

Is there someone you know that has the holiday blues because it just doesn’t seem like the holidays? Send them a greeting card. It just might make their day, no, their season.

photo credit: Nova Scotia Archives Victorian Christmas Card via photopin (license)

Have a new healthcare provider? Confirm their address before the appoinment

Tweet   We have a new specialist and  after a year and a half of getting all the paperwork straight, we were finally able to go. The thing is the primary doctor had the old address of the specialist. I called paratransit with the old address, not realizing that it was “the old address”. I… Continue Reading