The Spirit of the Season

Just now I have decided to stop rushing around–just for a few moments–and breathe in the spirit of the season. I am a “Christmas-all-year” kind of girl, and so when I can, I sit and allow the beauty and wonder to become part of me so that I can carry them with me wherever I go…

Day 28–Wrapping it up

Yes, Christmas is three days over and I am just getting to the end of it.  Part of that is because I have been busy.  Part of it is because I don’t want to admit that it is over.  Still, as I sit here writing, I am glancing up at my Christmas tree and loving…

Day 11–My Grandmother’s Tree

I have always loved Christmas, in no small part because my grandmother also loved Christmas. We called her Muner (pronounced moo-nah.  I don’t know why we called her that.  You’ll have to ask my oldest cousin, Steve.), and she really decked her halls every year.  She let me help her assemble her artificial tree, which was…