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Another Thursday Morning

I am all kinds of agitated this morning. It took me almost two hours to get to work because of traffic. I don’t understand, absolutely *cannot* understand why DC metro residents have such severe trouble driving in the rain. Is everyone a transplant from the desert? What’s the story here? Normal amounts of rain (it is not coming down in sheets or buckets or anything serous like that) and they cannot handle it. Accidents everywhere. Drivers progressing at 5 miles per hour. And while I am driving and trying to stay calm by listening to happy Christmas music on XM 103 I am tortured with music by Manheim Steamroller. I can’t stand that group. I saw a dump truck in front of me at one point with a gigantic sign on the back which read “Don’t Push”. That’s exactly how I felt – don’t push me this morning.

Please pray for my friend A. Her grandfather is undergoing serious surgery today for cardiovascular issues.

Blogspot needs mood icons.

Things to do this week:

mail my friend M overseas her chocolate chips. J

research mustard and jam recipes for Christmas present preparations

clean the house

Today’s poll: Your favorite Christmas Carol? Mine is Oh Holy Night. The words bring me to tears everytime.

Comments

Meredith said…
Yay for chocolate chips! :D
Katherine said…
i never know the name of it but it has several harmonies to it:

something the bells here come the bells something something
merry merry merry christmas
merry merry merry christmas
ding dong ding dong
Ashley said…
Katherine, that song is Carol of the Bells. I sang it in jr high/high school choir. Love that song!

I love O Holy Night, too. The words and music are gorgeous & moving.

Silent Night and Away In a Manger . . . and for contemporary stuff, i love Mariah Carey's All I want for Christmas is you.
LeAnn said…
ditto on the traffic.. so I worked from home.

Fav holiday song: God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Check out hot pepper butter (mustard). I make that and it is a big hit!
shygirlj said…
mmmm...I'm loving The Virgin's Lullaby from the soundtrack for The Nativity Story that came out last year. [great cd]

and MC's Miss You Most at Christmastime

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