Category Archive: Holidays

Mother’s Day in the Bag

I remember liking Mother’s Day once. When bits and pieces of love came home in stapled brown paper lunch bags; carefully constructed art projects forgotten about until Monday.

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Mardi Gras Living

Fat Tuesday is today. One more day of revelry before we Catholics enter the desert of self-denial. One more day of Mardi Gras living before we morph into Sisyphus and roll our sacrificial… Continue reading

Groundhog Day Again

It’s Groundhog Day again. It happens like clockwork every year. A festival of predicting weather dating back the nineteenth century. Mercifully, Punxsutawney Phil is called to task just once a year, unlike in the 1993 movie… Continue reading

What’s on your tree?

Our first Christmas tree as a married couple was over eight feet tall. We lived in an old Victorian with high ceilings and were so excited about getting a huge tree that we forgot… Continue reading

O Christmas Tree

I love decorating the Christmas tree each year and basking in the warm glow when it’s finished. It draws us to a room we so seldom use and invites us to sit for a… Continue reading