Wrapping Day

wine-gift-wrapGifts for friends and family are purchased throughout the year and held for today’s event. I open a bottle of wine and pour a glass to the rim. No one is watching for proper wine-drinking etiquette. Surrounded by a plethora of wrapping paper choices, ribbons, bows and my glass of wine, I dive into the task at hand.Read More »


Three of our grandkids came yesterday to decorate our Christmas tree, as they do every year. They seemed particularly happy to do it this year, even more so than in the past. I can’t pinpoint why exactly, but they had a grand time and decorated the tree with great efficiency and speed. Maybe the gingerbread cookies helped a little. Along with me not making comments and reminiscing Read More »