Here’s to a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Here’s to a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas Eve!  I hope that you are having the happiest of holidays. I know that this time of the year is tough for some. I am still missing my parents and I can’t believe this is my third Christmas without them. Many of my friends and family are facing their first Christmas with an [...]

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Small Town Christmas-Hallmark Style

Small Town Christmas-Hallmark Style

This is the time of the year that Hallmark runs Christmas movies 24 hours a day. Apparently, a lot of my Facebook friends watch them. They don’t care that the movies run through the same tired plots. But it’s usually about some girl going to a small town from a bigger city and falling in [...]

The North Pole? I’ve been there

The North Pole? I’ve been there

My five-year-old son could hardly contain his excitement as he heard the train whistle blow. In just a few minutes we would be boarding that train and headed to the "North Pole" to see Santa. That was 13 years ago but the memory of that cold evening remains in my heart and mind.  We are [...]