• Reindeer delivering gifts

                Antlers cutting through                                                 Thick dark clouds                                                 Hooves dancing upon                                                 The aurora borealis                                                 Heavy puffs of mist                                                 Escape our nostrils                                                 The cold bitter world                                                 With sharp barbs of ice                                                 Attempt to break us                                                 We are mildly disturbed                                                 But still move ahead, for                                                 All along ...
  • cocoa and popcorn

    Disclaimer: This article specifically mentions Christmas because that is what my family celebrates. But the ideas presented here can be used for other holidays such as (but not limited to): Yule, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, birthdays, or anniversaries. A couple of weeks ago, I saw a post from a friend about her son’s upcoming birthday. She wasn’t ...
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    If you are a parent, chances are that you have said something to the effect of: “If you don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anything at all.” It’s a lesson that we learn early in life and try to teach our children as soon as they have the ability to string recognizable ...
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    Christmas is so overrated. Make sure to disband all merry making and refuse to participate in any of the family and friend activities.
  • https://www.warnerbros.com/christmas-story

    A Christmas Story is one of my favorite Christmas movies. I know a lot of people think that the story is overly dramatic, but I don’t. I remember when I was that age, and I was that overly dramatic. For Ralphie, it was a Red Ryder BB gun with a compass in the stock. It was ...
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    ‘Tis the season to figure out what everyone wants for Christmas. Don’t worry; I am here to help. Do you have a writer in your life? How about a child who shows signs of a creative imagination? Want to help them harness the power of the word? Here are a few gift ideas to help ...
  • little girl, Christmas magic, true meaning

    December ushers in the holidays and the new year. Now that I am older, I find that December gets here sooner every year and flits by even faster. The worry about having enough money to buy everyone a gift begins to set in the first week of December. I go through the motions of putting ...