Remembering what’s important

Just three days before Christmas, everything is about peace and love and family and the true meaning of this holiday that has become so commercialized and in many instances, has lost its true meaning. Over the years, my family has slowly moved from all the traditional pieces of celebrating Christmas: we stopped putting out theContinue reading “Remembering what’s important”

Stumped on what to give this year? Try these ideas.

  Ah, holiday shopping. Whether you have 10 people to buy for, or one, it’s never quite as easy as you expect it to be. For all the items that are plug and play on your Amazon list or in and out of the store, there are just as many that leave you clueless, runningContinue reading “Stumped on what to give this year? Try these ideas.”

These things are the wonderful things…

…we’ll remember all through our lives. So goes a verse in the Carpenters’ Christmas classic, “Sleigh Ride.” This song will be playing while my parents and I drag up the big plastic containers with red and green lids from the basement that snugly hold our universe of Christmas decorations. We’ll pick and choose from theContinue reading “These things are the wonderful things…”