It’s beginning to look a lot like…(well, not quite)

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I’m sitting on the patio at our middle daughter’s rented reconditioned print-shop-turned-bungalow in upstate New York.  At this writing, Christmas is but a few days hence, but my hopes for a white one are completely dashed since, opposite of last year’s white out, this year will probably be one of the warmest on record for this area. 

 Dang!  I was hoping to be snowed in up here for a while!

 No matter.  Resiliency is allowing for me to be Continue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like…(well, not quite)”

Santa Claus is coming to town

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Santa Claus is coming to town!  Now there was a promise that, as a child, was something I could bank on.  I remember sitting on his knee as a young girl and the jolly old elf telling listening to my list, but also telling me that he would bring me some surprises.  I realize now that this was an obligatory loop hole for the parents who had already spent half of the kid’s college fund and were decidedly done shopping, regardless of what the child tells Santa. 

 Well played, Nick.

 There’s an old saying that nothing is Continue reading “Santa Claus is coming to town”