Twelve Days of Christmas and all that Jazz

in ThoughtfulDailyPost5 months ago


Here in the glow of these lingering moments of my Christmas day, I take pleasure in its warmth, savoring the feeling of belonging to this day. More so, the people that make this day. There have been love and laughter, stories and tears, phone calls, and video chats with those who are far, and for those that could not come. A few work services of some kind.

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It has been a long time in coming, but I have to say that Christmas has a way of bringing out the musings in me. So many beautiful thoughts, mingling with the memory of you. I am still making new ones and recycling the rest. In this small space of mine, there has been a lifetime of love and joy in my world.

Hark! Can that be my angel singing?


The twelve days of Christmas starts today, and wouldn't you know it, I am flat out of partridges in pear trees. The will last until Three Kings Day on January 6th. Get ready for some real challenges with this sing-along song!

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Amid the glitter, beside the silence of the night, all is calm, all is right- and just like that, the clock rolls over. Another beautiful Christmas. Cheers! ❤️


All I have are my words, armed in my mind, written in pen, stand by stand. Oh, yes. Still by hand. It has a different feel. Altered not by keys, backspace, and delete, I write, erase, tear it to pieces and start all over again. And again.

It’s my way. I walk out to the deep end of the page and dive right in.

So this is how my Christmas weekend ended, lovely and definitely peaceful. There are days and then, there are days where there is just so much love flowing. Countless days where the sun comes up, welcoming us to another day, Can't you see? Today is a #BeautifulSunday hosted by @Ace108. It just wouldn't be Sunday without it!





The Naming of Cats

The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter,
It isn’t just one of your holiday games;
You may think at first I’m as mad as a hatter
When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES.

TS Elliot

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Actually, we don't really feel 12 days that much here because the retailers are like going after our Chinese New Year dollars on the day after Christmas.

Haha! Truth! I hope you had a Happy New Year, Ace! @ace108

Thank you. Happy New Year to you too.

I am STILL listening to that song as I type my reply to your post! Love the vocal stylings of classic songs with such harmony and rhythmic diversity!

I enjoyed a couple glasses of regional blush and a television show on the couch. So very well set up with a #sublimesunday of dog walking, relaxation and as much nothing as possible at home with the happy family.

Happy Holidays to one of my best #hive friends.

Isnt that song great? I took away my comment and rewrote this. It has been sitting, hanging out on my phone - I usually use my laptop to answer.

Thank you for your appreciation! You are the best!

Takes one to know one!

Happy New Year!

Yes! Happy New Year!! ☮️

Merry, Merry to you and yours @zekepickleman !! I scheduled a few posts for this time when there was more family than normal, I wasn't going to fight time between this and that. We all know we are "addicted to the love" on here! Don't you love that song? :) I love the harmonizing vocals of the group, although I really miss the original bass singer, just because he was the start-up, I think. This new guy is good too.

I raise my glass to you, my friend, with the dog-walking sublimity of it all. Sounds like all is calm, all is bright in Canada!

Hope your day was Merry and the 36d ones that go after it!

Ah yes merry and bright here! If I can maintain this level of merry and bright, and continue the upward momentum of income from our company, Imma have to wear sunglasses!

Happy holidays Hive Momma.

12 days of Christmas, because there is no way just 1 day will be enough!

I heard the partridge is roasting in a crockpot somewhere. It all started when Aunt Mary received three crockpots for Christmas, which changed the words for the twelve days of Christmas forever in her family and well, you know, it you have three crockpots, a bird should be cooking in at least on of them !

Hahaha! I am just getting to these today, so late, but the humor isn't lost on them! Oh, Aunt Mary! Obviously, the lady has never has had her goose cooked.

I have to agree, there has never been enough Christmas for me. It has nothing to do with the gifts, but, those days of merry leading up to it are the absolute best. I have never had partridge before, no less in a pear tree. I have to wonder if they used the seeds, you know? The seeds contain amygdalin, which is a glycoside that can release cyanide. One would have to eat a lot of seeds to ever get cyanide poisoning by this route. Just in case you were wondering.

If she has three pots, can we make something else in the other one? Happy Monday!

I didn't realize that the 12 days of Christmas came after Christmas day. I always thought it was more of a count down to the big day. Interesting. I guess I learned something about Christmas today.

Everyone says that! They think that they are the 12 days before Christmas. :)

The 12 days of Christmas is the period in Christian theology that marks the span between the birth of Christ and the coming of the Magi, the three wise men. It begins on December 25 (Christmas) and runs through January 6 (the Epiphany, sometimes also called Three Kings' Day)

Merry Xmas! Lovely to hear you weekend was peaceful and filled with love !

I hope your day was Merry!!! It turned warm here and the flowers started blooming! But, I think winter is coming this week! :)

Crazy world, Dan. Just crazy.

Enjoy these beautifully peaceful days!

Wow yea that is crazy ! Flowers are nice but at this time we want snow :)

Beautiful soul song there, mind giggling collaboration. It's a beautiful Christmas.

All I did was chew away my fun with roasted children a tumbler of wine.
I had nothing much to do. Television and shout-outs to my fellows.

Happy Boxing Day.

Happy Boxing Day, belatedly~!! @mrenglish

Television and shout-outs to my fellows.

Sounds like a perfect day to me~ I hope the rest of your holidays went swimmingly! Our weather turned to Spring, surprisingly, so it feels a little backward here!

Thank you for stopping by and have a wonderful week ahead!


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It seems like you had a Merry Christmas.

I really did! Thank you! I hope yours was wonderful too!

It seems a very Merry Christmas for you. And I have to say, I really enjoy this time of the year ... and the Pentatonix Christmas songs with it. I really love their style! Wishing you Happy Holidays, and all the best for 2022. I hope you will surprise us with many more wonderful writings like the one I've just read.

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