Give Love.

If ever there were a holiday I defined as over commercialized, it would be Valentine’s Day. Men are forced into overspending for roses and chocolates. Restaurant reservations must be made weeks in advance. Attempts are made at the perfect words to say I Love You in overpriced Hallmark cards. However, in complete truth, more recently, I haven’t … More Give Love.

Merry Christmas!

This is the picture I chose for our Christmas card this year. A decent picture of the two of us where we both are smiling and looking at the camera is a rare find…and this one fills me with both joy and longing. We stand in the land that calls my heart…Vermont, specifically, the Von … More Merry Christmas!

Happy Thanksgiving!

At least once a year, usually at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, my Pop would get the urge to pray. Pop was not a religious man, however, he was a family man. In a voice shaking with emotion, he would give thanks to God for granting him another year. For another year of life, another year … More Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Holidays

I put my Christmas tree up last week…on November 1st, to be exact. My Christmas impulses subject me to discovering the spectrum of stances people have for the holidays. I’ve heard it all, and regardless, I will continue to listen to Christmas music in July and bargain with my husband over putting my tree up … More Happy Holidays

Finally Fall!

It’s the first day of fall!!! I’ve been looking forward to this day for…well, all year long. Admit it. This is how you feel on the first day of fall, too. Though summer brings about a needed relief from the bitter cold of winter, fall always is the season I want to press ‘pause’ on … More Finally Fall!