Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas to All, and to All a Good Night

I hope you all get to enjoy your favorite things of Christmas this year, and that your holiday season is full of fun, friends, family, laughter and love.  Take care of yourselves, and come back around New Year’s for the next … Continue reading

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Home for the Holidays

The very best thing about Christmas is getting to spend it with those you love.  I’m lucky to have a family that enjoys spending time together, which is good since we have over 50 years of Christmas traditions to uphold. … Continue reading

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How The Grinch Stole Christmas

One of my very favorite Christmas things is How the Grinch Stole Christmas.  I love the book and the video.  That Dr. Seuss was a genius at writing great books, wasn’t he?  And who could have been a better narrator … Continue reading

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Christmas Playlist #2–They Said There’d Be Peace on Earth*

At some point during the Christmas season, even the most fervent Christmas lover is going to get a little down.  Maybe you’re just physically tired from adding shopping and baking and decorating to your already busy schedule.  Maybe you hear … Continue reading

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Decorations of red on a green Christmas tree

The vibrant colors of Christmas are next on my list of Favorite Christmas Things.  The bright red poinsettas, the deep green fir trees, the tiny white lights hanging on the houses–to quote Bell 1X, from a non-Christmas song, “I love … Continue reading

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Christmas Food

Today’s favorite Christmas thing is food.  My friend Anne suggested that as a topic, and this is the perfect day to write about food.  I arrived at my parents’ house this afternoon to find the dining room already full of cookies and … Continue reading

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Friends

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. –Albert Schweitzer One … Continue reading

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