Tag Archives: Christmas

What We Say Matters

I just returned from a very quick (one day!) trip to Manhattan.  I love being in the city, especially during the Christmas season.  So, going for one day is better than not being able to be there at all, especially … Continue reading

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Keeping Less, So Others Can Have More

This time each year I find myself in a funk.  It is between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  While I know there are many people who now decorate for Christmas even before Thanksgiving, I cannot do that.   Thanksgiving is such a … Continue reading

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Memories on our Tree

Last week I posted about my dilemma regarding whether to put up a Christmas tree this year, mainly because we will not be home much during the holiday season, including Christmas morning.  I probably left my readers with the expectation … Continue reading

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The Presence of Joy

This is the season for excess in many things.  Excess spending.  Excess social events.  Excess decorating.  Excess food.  Excess stress.  How to deal with all of this and maintain the spirit of the season is the question.  I am writing … Continue reading

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