There is a magic that exists in the form of a snowy day. In that first moment after you wake up and you look out the window to see a world transformed. A world fresh and cleansed. Neither Peter nor I actually had a snow day but we enjoyed our snowy day nonetheless. The schools… Continue reading The Light of the World is Here
As a kid, I generally believed that everyone celebrated Christmas the way my family did. Obviously, this was not exactly true and became evident the older I got and the more Christmases I spent with people who I wasn't related to. Part of the fun of getting married is learning to combine the separate and… Continue reading The Great Christmas Tree Hunt 2013
I've pointed out before that Peter and I had rather different childhood experiences. When I was a kid, at Christmas time, we would go to the parking lot of John Oliver High and pick out a pre-cut Christmas tree from the Lions Club. This was often done in the rain and it often took a… Continue reading Christmas Tree Hunt 2012
Christmas around here! I'm pretty strict about my "The Christmas Season begins December 1st" policy. Since I have no power to enforce such a policy around me, it really only makes a difference in my own home. I spent part of yesterday writing Christmas cards, sipping hot chocolate, and listening to the Charlie Brown Christmas… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like….