Monday, January 10, 2011

Monday Musings ~ Celebrating Old Things in the New Year

I planned to post this last week, but life got in the way and I procrastinated. I guess it's not too late, as we are still in the early stages of January. Pardon my lazy way of blogging, but maybe you'll overlook the method and still find a message of value.



This article appeared in The Beaumont Enterprise, January 2, 2011.

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21 comments:

  1. Wonderful article, great post, and I agree wholeheartedly!!! :)

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  2. Congratulations on a well-written column. "New" isn't ALWAYS "better", is it? Happy New Year.

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  3. Such lovely thoughts to start our new year.

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  4. I am loving those Old Things right there with you! Each one :)

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  5. I couldn't agree with you more, Dayle. There's nothing wrong with new but more often than not there's nothing wrong with old either.

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  6. Great article, Dayle! Thank you for sharing with us!

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  7. This is a great one. I found myself nodding my head all the way through it. I LOVE that final part about Old Glory and the quote by John Quincy Adams.

    And that old husband of mine is a keeper too.
    And my trusty old sweat shirt.

    And...

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  8. This was an excellent article...I especially like the one about the old truths!

    Thank you for sharing...

    Maria

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  9. Great post Dayle!
    Old ways and friends are very precious indeed - so worthy of preserving!
    blessings..Trish

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  10. Dayle,
    Being an old thing myself, I like the idea of keeping old things around. Great post! Loved the quote by John Quincy Adams.

    ~Jean

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  11. Dayle...That is a lovely article! Nothing better than an old sweeter except...those old friends and one amazing husband!

    Take care,
    Nancy

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  12. Great article. Soooo true. Just stopped by to grab your button and see what was happening. Hugs, Ginger

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  13. Hi Dayle-
    I love this.
    You have just written my list.
    I am delighted that I found your blog.
    I look forward to participating in Simple Pleasures.

    Laura
    White Spray Paint

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  14. I've always loved old things too. Wonderful article!

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  15. Great post and I just couldn't agree more!

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  16. Dayle, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the part about 'old folks'. In fact, the whole article is a pleasure to read. Thanks!

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  17. A great "old" list. You could've added me to it. Wink, wink.

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  18. Let me put down my grandmother's teacup and my great-grandmother's cream pitcher so both hands will be free to APPLAUD your wonderful column!!

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  19. My first time visit.... so glad I saw your link at Vista Woman (Christine's).

    I so enjoyed your article on celebrating old things as we begin a New Year. I'm in your space on that one... because this year I didn't want to think about goals and plans.... I felt like savoring some of my old things too! So maybe we're a little bit of 'kindred' spirit?

    I'll be back...... in the meantime, here's wishing you glimpses of heaven in unexpected places...........

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