Daily Quote: December 8, 2021

Let us not look back in anger,
nor forward in fear,
but around in awareness.

~ James Thurber
American – Author / December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961

Holidays and Celebrations:

Porte Musings:

Christians are pausing to remember the Immaculate Conception today. Mary, without sin was chosen to be the mother of Jesus. Jesus conceived without sin, the son of God.

Meanwhile we also celebrate National Christmas Tree Day. Christmas trees, a pagan tradition adopted by Christians to represent eternal life. Our present day trees decorated with lights and tinsel as we all admire them in awe. A part of the light festivals throughout the world.

Today’s food is the Chocolate Brownie. So celebrate National Brownie Day with a brownie of your choice. My favorite is a hot double chocolate brownie fudge delight from Dairy Queen. 😉

Daily Quote: December 8, 2020

The pine stays green in winter…
wisdom in hardship.

~ Norman Douglas (British – Writer / December 8, 1868 – February 7, 1952)

Holidays and Celebrations:


*Our town was asked for a hand-up to help maintain the Senior’s Community Centre. Instead they had the building evaluated and determined that there were $3Million required repairs. So the building, temporarily vacant due to COVID-19 Restrictions, will be closed permanently and put for sale (if it hasn’t already been sold behind closed doors). Between the City Hall Councilors and the Directors of the Senior’s Centre the decision was made without any discussion with members or the community at large. I wonder who will get the pool tables now that they are surplus to requirements?