I liken myself to a modern day Chas Dickens.  Just kidding, I don’t.  It is, however, rather difficult to ignore our two very striking similarities, which are: 1. Our unruly hair (I’m the one on the right).       And, 2. Our affinity for Christmas.  Dickens wrote, “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try … Continue Reading

It started off like any other Sunday night.  Our bellies freshly full o’ supper, the men were in the living room watching football as the women sat chattering the night away in the adjacent dining room.  This particular Sunday, Christmas lights were twinkling in the periphery, making the whole scene not unlike a Hallmark holiday … Continue Reading