It’s The Light and Magic of The Season

It’s The Light and Magic of The Season

"Guardian angel pure and bright, please lead Santa here tonight." ~ Unknown What is Christmas?  I feel like the message of Christmas can get missed in all of the hustle and bustle and just over all hecticness of the season, and we miss what Christmas IS. Yes, I love the holidays, and the decorations, and the [...]

The Matriarch

The Matriarch

"Death has its revelations: the great sorrows which open the heart open the mind as well; light comes to us with our grief. As for me, I have faith; I believe in a future life." ~ Victor Hugo Saying Good-bye  This past weekend, my family and I gathered to say good-bye and pay homage to [...]

Christmas Eve Memories

Christmas Eve Memories

"T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse." ~ Clement Clarke Moore Christmas Eve Merry Christmas Eve! I can not believe we are FINALLY here and that Santa! (said in Buddy the Elf's voice, which just so happens to be on as I write [...]

2019 Ode to Summer

2019 Ode to Summer

"We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost." ~ Henry Rollins Hello September How is it we are already in September? Where did summer go? I know I always say that, but I truly feel like it was just yesterday I was stressing [...]