Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

Day 2 : O Christmas Tree

A few of years ago, I caved. I bought a fake tree. I was facing a week of travel, followed immediately by an important deadline, and I had a moment of weakness. I was at the store, saw a deal, and lugged that big ol’ box of scentless, pre-lit convenience home and set...
Day 4: The Christmas Song

Day 4: The Christmas Song

THE CHRISTMAS SONG (CHESTNUTS ROASTING ON AN OPEN FIRE) They know that Santa’s on his way He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh And every mother’s child is gonna spy To see if reindeer really know how to fly And so I’m offering this simple phrase To kids...
Day 6: Silent Night

Day 6: Silent Night

SILENT NIGHT Silent night, holy night All is calm, all is bright From great minds like the poet Thomas Carlyle to Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, it has been observed that “Silence is golden.” I guess that’s because, like gold, silence is so rare. My husband and I...