Christmas Tears

This will not be the Christmas of years past.  It will be the first without my dad. I know I am not alone.  Most everyone has lost a loved one who meant the world to them.  This just happens to be my first encounter with the death of someone very close to me.  I feel […]

Consumer or Contributor?

Christmas shopping makes me smile.  I love rushing from store to store amid twinkling lights, jingling bells, and rustling store bags.  The holiday aromas draw me into a dream-like state and remind me of years past when I was frightened of the snow monster in Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer and fascinated that Frosty came […]