Easter arrives cold and gray, just like it usually does around these parts. I figure that the weather is here to spite the fact that at least one of my daffodils has bloomed, and my friend up the street’s orange crocuses are in full flower. Nevertheless, spring is officially here now, with Easter, according to … Continue reading Spring and Easter at last
For whatever reasons, January and mid-winter have grabbed ahold of me and made my entire world seem not worth writing about. However, I have read enough that I know that there is nothing that cannot be written about. Now it strikes me that there is plenty of navel-gazing available to me, but that would only … Continue reading January has taken hold
Our friends have long since let us know that, despite my spiritual leanings towards a non-Christian religious tradition, they are going to show up for a huge lunch at our house every December 25th. I have therefore come to the understanding that the dictates of friendship can equal the dictates of a classical spiritual tradition. … Continue reading Getting ready for somebody's holiday
via Shirl! Your Holiday Personality is Fun You’re all about the celebrating. Whether you’re partying hard or singing along to Christmas music, you’re totally enjoying the holidays. Make your own Christmas ornaments. Create a holiday mix for all your friends’ stockings. Run around your neighborhood late Christmas Eve ringing bells. How Should You Spend the … Continue reading I have holiday spirit! Let me show you it.