29 Dec 2011
December 29, 2011

Let’s Have a Look-See

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Last night I wrote about some of the ornaments that adorn my tree. I thought some pictures were called for. Did I imagine my five-year-old self on that little balcony? Don’t EVER glue pretty paper onto ponytail holders… unless you need a good laugh at what you think is a good idea that turns out.. read more →

29 Dec 2011
December 29, 2011

Globs of Glittering Houses

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Nearly every December since my early twenties, I’ve had a tree trimming party. Everyone invited was asked to bring an ornament. Now I’m 57 and I had to stop the ornament tradition as the trees just couldn’t handle the ridiculous amount of ornaments I’d collected! You see, I don’t buy those sturdy, stiff-branched commercial trees… read more →

 So. What the heck was the gigunda lesson for me in 2011? (So many lessons, so little memory.)  It’s like choosing a favorite color. And that changes, then I always go back to Black (I love you Amy Winehouse, wherever you are now – everywhere?)  Black is the absence of color OR all colors, depending.. read more →