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Friday Fun – What is one of your favorite childhood holiday memories?

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Friday Fun is a group post from the writers of the NHWN blog. Each week, we’ll pose and answer a different, get-to-know-us question. We hope you’ll join in by providing your answer in the comments.

QUESTION: What is a favorite holiday memory?

wendy-shotWendy Thomas: I know that I’m going to sound like I’m pulling the age card here, but when I was growing up, we didn’t have so much holiday “noise.”  We had less distraction which made us pay attention to what we had – like the rubber Santa with his wooden sleigh decoration that signaled the beginning of the season.

Everyone waited for the night that the holiday specials were on and we all watched them (and then talked about them endlessly at school to discover those who were still afraid of Rudolph’s abominable snowman.)

We had large colored bulbs on our trees that got so hot you…

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Saturday Edition – What We’re Writing and Reading

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Welcome to this Saturday Edition of What We’re Writing and Reading in which we share some of what we’re up to with our writing (when we’re not here) and what we’re into with our reading (around the web). We’ll also pull back the curtain a little to give you a behind-the-scenes look at what went into a piece.

We hope you enjoy this little diversion and encourage you to share your own posts and picks in the comments.

Happy writing! Happy reading! 


headshot_jw_thumbnailJamie Wallace: Hello, again! How’s everyone doing this fine holiday season? I’m still not quite all-the-way in the spirit. I found some lively Celtic holiday music on Pandora that helped a little, but I’m still dragging my feet. I was feeling guilty about this until I learned that this year there are fewer days than usual between Thanksgiving and Christmas. No wonder everything feels extra rushed!

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