Last summer S and I were in the British Isles. While we were in Scotland I hoped we would see at least one Highland cow.Continue reading “A tiny koo”
Christmas Eve 2021
Our family celebrates the holiday on Christmas morning, but we do our family party and feast of nibbles on Christmas Eve.
So that’s what I’m prepping for today.
Whatever you have planned for this day, I pray it’s joyful, and also safe and healthy.
God bless you, and keep you.
One way in which 2020 is just like any other year
It is late November and I am totally unprepared for there to be a major holiday. Mentally I cannot put my head in that space at all.
In that respect, it could be virtually any year of my adult life.Continue reading “One way in which 2020 is just like any other year”
Have yourself a merry little breakdown
It was getting on in the evening yesterday when my phone rang. It was Sis, checking in on some details, and then sorry both for the fact that I was still working and for interrupting that work. I on the other hand was just happy to hear her voice, and more than welcomed the short break. I had needed it.
Then I wrapped up a few odds and ends for the office, logging off and finally put myself to bed ridiculously late. Clearly I was a bit out of it by then, as evidenced by Continue reading “Have yourself a merry little breakdown”
Harkened to the holiday
Today I listened to my first Christmas carol.
Not true. Not true at all. I’ve stuck around to listen to (read as, danced around the apartment to, several times over) All I Want For Christmas Is You. I’ve sat through Continue reading “Harkened to the holiday”
Happy New Year!
This New Year’s wish comes to you via the magic of WordPress Time Travel (a handy invention if ever there was one… now if I could just have this feature in other aspects of my life). Continue reading “Happy New Year!”
And so we return to today…
… and the post-holiday downtime.
To recap recent events: Christmas with my family = good times. The nieces, each their own uniquely wonderful selves. My sister and brother-in-law, hosts extraordinaire. Continue reading “And so we return to today…”
Wishing you and yours Continue reading “Merry Christmas”
Nine holiday specials that make it *really* seem like Christmas
There are a lot of Christmas specials out there.There are cute ones, and nostalgic ones, and funny ones, and (if you spend any time on the Hallmark Channel, romantic ones). It would take forever to even LIST all the specials out there, let alone find clips of all of them… Continue reading “Nine holiday specials that make it *really* seem like Christmas”