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Mona Peralta Conkle

Are We There Yet?

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May 13, 2017

Recognition of women’s contributions to the past and the present began in 1978 as Women’s History Week in Sonoma County, Calif. The week including March 8, International Women’s Day, was selected. In 1981, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Rep. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) co-sponsored a joint Congressional resolution proclaiming a national Women’s History Week. In 1987,… Read More ›

Empty Cross

Hallelujah! Christ arose!

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. 1 Peter 3:18 On this Good Friday, it is important to remember: one tragic, ill-advised and cruel event changed everything. Despite all the ways… Read More ›

Christmas Light

And yet…

Our lives are brightened and emboldened by the birth of Christ not because of who we are, but because of who he is. He was born in a stable, hardly a place to inspire wonder. And yet… we decorate with gold and silver, red and green. Why? Is it to signify the light that came… Read More ›

Syncing Christmas

Okay, this is silly, but really cute. Sure to make you smile… I hope   _______ Image: clipart.com

Snow, snow, snow!

A vintage clip of Rosemary Clooney singing about staying warm and cozy while it snows outside. If only…   ________ Image: clipart.com  

A bit of Andre Rieu

Sometimes it’s nice to just listen to beautiful music. Andre Rieu, one of my favorites. This was filmed several years ago and includes a medley of Christmas songs. ________ My December challenge continues, posting links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like… Read More ›

Music to make you smile

My challenge for December is to post every day – among other posts – links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like and share. If you have a personal, or local story to share, e-mail fsharon@msn.com. Jose Feliciano’s “Feliz Navidad” is one… Read More ›

Fireplace

A mellow fellow

My challenge for December is to post every day – among other posts – links to uplifting stories and videos, be it music or news that makes us smile for a while. Enjoy, comment, like and share. If you have a personal, or local story to share, e-mail fsharon@msn.com. His smooth baritone voice captivated generations…. Read More ›

Peppermint Fudge Balls

Q&A: The Candy Man

…and family The Ulibarri family’s route to its new shop at 161 Bridge Street has been circuitous and – as is often the case with small businesses – not without challenges. What it has continued to have is faithful customers who love the candy they make. The store came out of a family who personifies… Read More ›

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