Archive for December, 2014

Our Greatest Gift

Our Greatest Gift

[ 4 ] December 23, 2014 |

  As one ages, birthday’s seem to occur more frequently, causing one to ask where the past year has gone. Then comes the glut of thoughts and self-reflection, introspection eager to explore all the angles, including unfulfilled dreams and hopeful wishes for the future. Birthdays offer a way to measure and weigh time; was it […]

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Growing up With Lead Tinsel

Growing up With Lead Tinsel

[ 5 ] December 3, 2014 |

  The Christmas season at our house was filled with it’s share of unique rituals. During the fifties, Christmas waited until Thanksgiving was over and then after that, the local Five & Dime store began to stock up on brightly colored sequins, glass tubes of glitter, styrofoam balls, velvet ribbons, Christmas tins and candies. Our […]

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