Today is the Day

Good morning. Today is an unusual day; a day you don’t get very often. Today you get to start over. Today is the day that starts with many of your Yes’s being No’s and many of your No’s being Yes’s. Today is the day you begin breaking habits, and creating new ones. Don’t underestimate theContinue reading “Today is the Day”

The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part III

We’ve all heard “Winter Wonderland” and “Little Drummer Boy” thousands of times this Christmas alone. If you need some fresh new songs to play in the car that still capture the Christmas spirit, take a look at the list. They’re all available on iTunes. Click here for PART I and Part II. “The Bells of Christmas”Continue reading “The Best Christmas Songs You’ve Never Heard Part III”

Christmas Past

[This post can be best enjoyed while listening to “Christmas Dreams” by Francesca Battistelli and may bring tears.] Last night for our Advent celebration activity, my wife had the brilliant idea to go Christmas light watching. It was a wonderful evening out with her sister and brother-in-law who are staying with us for a fewContinue reading “Christmas Past”

Happy Birthday Mr. Disney

It’s appropriate, I think, that Uncle Walt was born in and died in the month of December. Because in a way, he’s sort of our real-life Santa Claus. He’s made millions of people smile and laugh, spanning the continents and generations. Some of the best Christmas presents many of us received as kids were thoseContinue reading “Happy Birthday Mr. Disney”

Anne in Autumn

The leaves are turning, whether from the intense summer sun or the coming autumn, and it’s that time of year to discard the cheap summer paperbacks and rummage through the attic for more weightier reads.  You know, books to cuddle up on the couch with while the pumpkin pie bakes and the corn chowder warmsContinue reading “Anne in Autumn”