The Wrap Up

When we were growing up, my brother would wrap all the Christmas gifts. He took painstaking effort to make each one special. Before we ripped right into the gift he would say, “Stop, notice the wrapping!” We stopped in mid air and looked adoringly at the box and would say, “ahhhhh.” Since then, I’ve always… Continue reading The Wrap Up


December 2

  Yesterday, my blog focused on the special memories of Christmas that warm our hearts and bring a smile to our faces. However, there is another side of Christmas, actually, another side of life. For all our Dickens type memories, you can’t forget about Tiny Tim. There are so many people who are hurting and… Continue reading December 2


December 1

There is something fresh about December 1. We totally get past the pumpkins; orange, brown and the scattered, dead leaves of fall. We start fresh with the vivid, clear colors of December. Red and green is the backdrop with blue and white dancing all around. I’ve always been one who loved primary colors – crisp,… Continue reading December 1