Tag Archives: Christmas

2017 Something New: Christmas Now and Then

    I’ve been at this Christmas thing for a while now. I grew up in a family with two sisters and two parents and I remember one pair of cowboy boots handed down to whoever fit them that year.  … Continue reading

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2016 Cultivating Gratitude: Merry Christmas!

    The scent of my mother-in-law’s Italian Cream Cake recipe wafting from the oven for the big dinner tomorrow, I prepare our annual Christmas Eve dinner.  It was something we did years ago with kids – snacks and Christmas goodies … Continue reading

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BALANCE AT THE END

    The warmth of a Christmas fire comforted me on Christmas Eve.  A glass of wine and my husband of 42 years, I had everything in life I could want.  My children have good lives and a dinner invitation … Continue reading

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BALANCING CHRISTMAS TASKS

    The stockings were hung by the chimney with care – well maybe not stockings – but tinsel and glitter anyway.  As of today, I’ve finished the Christmas shopping and wrapped the gifts.  The cards will just have to … Continue reading

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Bulb Balancing Christmas

    I bought an amaryllis bulb this week.  Not a peace lily, but an amaryllis.  They are beautiful for the Christmas season with their massive red blossoms.  They lay in the box at the store with a stem extending … Continue reading

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LUCKY THIRTEEN – FIFTY-TWO NEW THINGS TO DO IN 2013: NO. 48

    Christmas is almost upon us.  Is your shopping done?  Have you finished your baking?  Have you told your friends and family that you love them?  Have you remembered the true meaning of Christmas? My daughter agreed to host … Continue reading

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