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Quote of the Day: Francis C. Farley

December 25th, 2011

“Instead of being a time of unusual behavior, Christmas is perhaps the only time in the year when people can obey their natural impulses and express their true sentiments without feeling self-conscious and, perhaps, foolish. Christmas, in short, is about the only chance a man has to be himself.”

~Francis C. Farley

Merry Christmas from Chiot’s Run

8 Comments to “Quote of the Day: Francis C. Farley”
  1. Michelle on December 25, 2011 at 9:19 am

    I love that nativity. My mom has a whole bunch of those figures, and I’ve always loved them.

    Got your Christmas postcard yesterday, by the way. Thank you!! It’s beautiful. :) Merry Christmas to you and your family, Susy. Happy New Year!!

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  2. goatpod2 on December 25, 2011 at 9:37 am

    Merry Christmas!


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  3. Kathi Cook on December 25, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Gorgeous Nativity. Merry Christmas -enjoy your day!

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  4. Songbirdtiff on December 25, 2011 at 11:23 am

    Merry Christmas! The postcard was beautiful and my boys were very impressed.

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  5. KimH on December 25, 2011 at 12:37 pm

    Merry Christmas Susy, Mr Chiots, & assorted kitty-childs.. Wishing you all a wonderful day filled with many blessings.

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  6. Liz J on December 25, 2011 at 4:58 pm

    Your blog always inspires me! I love your display of nativity pieces ~ absolutely beautiful. Hope you are having an relaxing and very enjoyable Christmas Day!

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  7. Rocky Top Farm on December 26, 2011 at 3:49 am

    Merry Christmas! I have the same nativity, love it. The quote is beautiful!

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  8. Jodiana on December 26, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    Lovey nativity. Merry Christmas Susy, Mr Chiots, & furbabies. Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas. :)

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