I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Ps. 37:25

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Christmas Newsletter 2015   Leave a comment

  Well, all we continue to say after last year is that we are so glad Roger is with us this year!!  As I wrote last year, he was in the rehab center all last Christmas and it continued into February.  He was finally able to come out then and recuperated at his parents’ until […]

Christmas letter 2013   4 comments

  "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counseller, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6. A very blessed Christmas season to you all!  I am so sorry I […]

Christmas Newsletter, 2011   Leave a comment

A blessed Christmas! www.criscollrj.com (new)– for online Christmas letter with pictures. We can’t believe that it has been 3 years since we sent a Christmas letter. Quite a few of the old links to our 1990’s web sites are updated on there but not all. Describing more in depth all the changes you might have […]

Posted December 23, 2011 by criscollrj in Christmas

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From Christmas to just Winter   Leave a comment

The tree unadorned, awaiting just the unassembly.  I did get the tree up right after Thanksgiving, but was a little late getting it all decorated (a week or so after Thanksgiving?)  But as always we treasured it’s beauty, and planned to take it down the 7th.  However, because Colleen was having a New Year’s party […]

Posted January 13, 2011 by criscollrj in Christmas, life, Uncategorized, Weather

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Reflections on Christmas cards and wrapping traditions, and our year.   Leave a comment

SONGS that moved me this year:   There you have my probable two favorite songs of the year. One is the reflection upon the heavenly eternal Christmas where we think of eternity with Him and our place in the heavens. I do think about that, though, of course, I want to be sure to serve […]

Posted December 25, 2010 by criscollrj in Christmas, reflections

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Christmas Newsletter 09   Leave a comment

PsalmsChapter 121 1 1 A song of ascents. 2 I raise my eyes toward the mountains. From where will my help come? 2 My help comes from the LORD, the maker of heaven and earth. 3 God will not allow your foot to slip; your guardian does not sleep. 4 Truly, the guardian of Israel […]

Posted December 23, 2009 by criscollrj in Christmas

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Spring is in the air!   Leave a comment

Well, maybe not for long, but after a few months of a blanket of snow continuously it was so nice to see the grass this week!! We had snow pretty much continuously since November with maybe 2 short breaks. I love winter, but it was getting to be too much!

Posted February 10, 2009 by criscollrj in children, Christmas, health, travel, work

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I never posted my 08 goals–   1 comment

So thought I’d post here. I will then look over them over the next week and make up my 09 goals. I don’t even expect to reach some of these, it’s just good to have them all written down to have an awareness of them. 2008 GOALS (the year that will be over TOMORROW! wow) […]

Posted December 30, 2008 by criscollrj in autism, children, Christmas, health, life, organizing, Weather

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Christmas Newsletter 08   1 comment

DSC00074 Originally uploaded by criscollrj. Well, here in NE Ohio we have managed to have a white Christmas after all, after having a white “Pre” Thanksgiving and it all melting before Thanksgiving, and then having a foot of snow just a few days ago in a generous Lake effect Northern Ohio storm, and having it […]

Posted December 25, 2008 by criscollrj in Christmas

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Christmas 08   Leave a comment

It’s a good thing I love Christmas, as it comes whether you want it to or not! Pics in flickr 😉 I’m going to order the kids presents today, and Colleen is having a little party for her friends this Friday night. Next Saturday the 20th is the family party. I look forward to that […]

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Posted December 9, 2008 by criscollrj in children, Christmas, organizing

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