Holiday Wrap-Up: Oh, Christmas Tree

When Meg and I started out, we had an artificial tree. It was nothing elaborate – just something simple and nice that she picked up on sale one Black Friday that worked fine for our little two-person Christmases. Little by little, our household grew – one cat, two cats, three cats, and finally one tinyContinue reading “Holiday Wrap-Up: Oh, Christmas Tree”

“Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind…”

I love the movie “Miracle on 34th Street” If you have yet to see this movie, and you want to believe that human beings can be good, decent people, please do so. Don’t bother with made-for-tv versions or theatrical remakes years later. Go for the real deal. Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O’Hara, John Payne and NatalieContinue reading ““Christmas isn’t just a day, it’s a frame of mind…””

Each Man’s Life Touches So Many Other Lives…

Tonight we watched a holiday favorite and a staple in our DVD collection, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” With a five month old now added to the mix, I admit that our movie viewing habits have drastically reduced, or have become divided into segments. After all, any time we get where he is napping is usuallyContinue reading “Each Man’s Life Touches So Many Other Lives…”