Here’s to You, Raise Your Glass for Everyone

Around the time my kids were really becoming aware that Christmas was on its way – Costco had been loaded with holiday paraphernalia for months, advertisements for the top toys of 2013 was were arriving daily and the Christmas lists were already as big as they were – something happened. … Continue reading

A Handmade Christmas

I’m a sucker for gifts. Big gifts, little gifts, expensive gifts and those of the it’s-the-thought-that-counts variety. So, several years ago, when my brother and sister and I had become our own respective units and when the next generation had started to emerge, we had that inevitable discussion about keeping … Continue reading