I know a lot of you don't much care for winter, but in my dotage, I've come to have quite an appreciation of the opportunity it gives to go inwards. It also gives me the chance to catch up on stuff that I don't seem to have time for the rest of the year. And … Continue reading New Year, New Look! …and a Look Back at Christmas 2017
Stuck in a Time Warp
A Christmas time warp. Here it is, January 29th, and I have to confess to you that I have not taken down one lick of my Christmas decorations yet. In my defense, I didn't finish getting the house decorated until the night of December 23rd. What about you? I'm not quite tired of them yet but … Continue reading Stuck in a Time Warp
How Did It Get to be February Already?
Time is speeding by at an alarming pace. Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and I'm still stuck in some other space-time continuum...like maybe around the first week of January. Good grief. I need for things to slow down. I actually like winter just fine - granted I don't live in Minnesota - but I like the … Continue reading How Did It Get to be February Already?
No matter how old I get, I feel like a kid on Christmas morning when I wake up to find it is snowing. And just like every kid, I felt sad when it stopped this afternoon. The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed … Continue reading First Snow
"Love awoke one winter's night And wander'd through the snowbound land, And calling to beasts and birds Bid them his message understand. And from the forest all wild things That crept or flew obeyed love's call, And learned from him the golden words Of brotherhood for one and all." - Author Unknown Merry Christmas … Continue reading Christmas