Tag Archives: Christmas

The Christmas Guest

Who’s coming to your house tonight?  “The Christmas Guest” by Helen Steiner Rice is my favorite Christmas poem.  I hope you enjoy it.  Merry Christmas! It happened one day near December’s end, Two neighbors called on an old-time friend And … Continue reading

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Angels Among Us

I traveled past the famed Anaheim Angels Stadium hundreds of times while living in Southern California.  When I was twelve, I played Little League Baseball and chose to play for the Little League Angels because Nolan Ryan came to the … Continue reading

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Royally Skewed

I’m sharing this story because of the number of people I’ve found who don’t know about what happened.  On the day before Thanksgiving, a baby boy, only a few hours old, was left in a church in Queens, NY.  New … Continue reading

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Anticipation

Carly Simon wrote the song “Anticipation” in 1971 in 15 minutes while playing her guitar as she waited for Cat Stevens to pick her up so the two could go on a date.  The song became one of her biggest … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

A red cup; that’s what makes me really angry – or at least it should.   That’s what I’m being told.   Religious bloggers and talking heads are claiming no snowflakes on Starbucks cups equals an anti-religious corporate statement.  Even worse, some … Continue reading

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An Epiphany

I’m not sure what just happened; it all went by so fast.  We went to bed on Christmas Eve with gifts wrapped and neatly placed beneath the tree.   By noon the following day, our living room looked like it was … Continue reading

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Regifting

Regifting; I’ve heard of it, but I don’t know that I’ve ever done it.  Apparently, there are rules of etiquette one should follow when regifting.  The Emily Post Institute says regifting is alright in the right context.  They advise an … Continue reading

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