It’s Christmas Eve. The dog got me up extra early this morning. So I turned on the tree, made a cup of tea, and grabbed a book I’ve been wanting to read for years. DD has been trying to get me to read ever since she read it! I LOVE books. I used to read... Continue Reading →
Distracting myself with Christmas Memories
Do you have people in your life, near or far, who just suck the joy out of you? I don’t know if mine does it purposefully or not. I like to think not but it’s been going on forever. It’s not that they are mean spirited, I just don’t think they think. Even in what... Continue Reading →
It’s almost here!
I’m still thinking about Christmas… It’s almost here! It’s this weekend! How is it, that something that occurs every single year, on the exact same day, can sneak up on us and leave us feeling stressed? Every year, about this time, I say, “I’m going to starting planning earlier next year!” But do I? Nope,... Continue Reading →
My Grown-Up Christmas List
So, as with the rest of the Christmas celebrating population, I’ve been thinking a lot about my Christmas List or as the song says, My Grown Up Christmas List. But in conjunction with that, I’ve also been thinking about consumerism. I’ve thought about this off and on for years around the holidays. I’ve done several... Continue Reading →