Tag Archives: Christmas

So Long November—Hello December

Thanksgiving came and moved away like a whirlwind. In fact the past three months, I think I moved through a fog to get where I am today. Poof! And I’m here. Lol. I hope your Thanksgiving was wonderful and special, … Continue reading

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The Blues Before the Book Releases

All the pesky thoughts fly through an author’s brain as a book gets ready to release, the self doubts, the worries…it causes the blues. If you’re an author, you’re not alone, but if you’re a reader, you get to patiently … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Wishes

Don’t we all hold dreams and wishes in our hearts? Some we share, others we hold deep inside. Ellie Newsome has both. One wish though, she hides well. The wish is hers. Hers alone. Was it fear or timing that … Continue reading

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Our Christmas Tree, or New Traditions for New Lives

This year, with my boys grown and moved away, my partner and I decided to simply decorate our living room for the holidays with a ficus tree, a veer away from tradition. Rather than purchase a cut-your-own pine Christmas tree, for the … Continue reading

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Another Year Coming to a Close

I’m hoping everyone had a fabulous Christmas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time for family get-togethers, forgiveness and love. It’s a time of renewal, looking forward to a wonderful New Year. Now that Christmas is behind … Continue reading

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SOLSTICE, SANTA & “SKAMMDEGISSFUGGAR.”

“Skammdegissfuggar” literally means: “Shadows of the short days.” It is an Icelandic word that, metaphorically means the darkness that can be cast into—or onto—the land as well as the Spirit in deep winter. I learned this on Twitter from author, … Continue reading

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Family Holiday Traditions

It is that time of year again…holidays with the family! Time for all the remembered foods. Time for all the remembered traditions. But… Sometimes traditions have to change. People move away and it is harder to get together. Dinner that … Continue reading

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