If we were having a beer, you would announce that you were buying. “Cheryl, pour this young man a Yuengling and bring me a glass of that wonderful Cabernet you serve.” “What are you so happy about?” “I finished putting up my Christmas lights.” “That explains the glow in the west. I thought it was... Continue Reading →
No, not the responding to the recent photography challenge oops, this is the "the WordPress editor bit me in the butt" oops. Today's post was "advertised" last night but published today. It's right down there, below this post to call attention to it. Sorry for the extra mail in your inbox.
Our Christmas tree is an understated item that tucks into one corner of our family room. It may not be large, but it meets several requirements. First, it fits in a room that doesn’t have much room to spare. Second, it won’t catch on fire. Since the woodstove is also in that room, that’s a... Continue Reading →
It’s official. I just changed the title of my Christmas post notes in Evernote from “Christmas Post 2014” to “Christmas Post 2015.” I was working on a nice post, but you’ll have to take my word for that. I wanted to have a Christmas post so I could wish you all a Merry Christmas. I... Continue Reading →
If you are ever looking for a last minute gift idea, do not; I repeat do NOT ask me or our daughter Faith. If you ask us, you might get suggestions like "well, your wife always wanted a sun room, you should build that this weekend" or "maybe you could teach yourself to knit, and... Continue Reading →
I’m not sure exactly how old I was, somewhere in that awkward adolescent period, when I received a Christmas gift that became more special over time. The gift came quietly. After we had unwrapped our gifts and settled into cookies and cocoa, I noticed a wooden box under the Christmas tree. My mother said “oh,... Continue Reading →