I’m taking a break from dinner preparations to get this post up. I’m having a “Transplant to Seattle” Thanksgiving dinner today at my house, and I’m hosting a few of my co-workers and their spouses who also uprooted their lives this year and moved… Continue Reading “Christmas trees, musicals, and making a community”
I love fabric yo-yos. I’ve made them for years and I use them to make table covers and decorative throws. I decided to use all my older yo-yos to make a garland for my Christmas tree, and I finally got it done tonight.
2014 came in much the same way 2013 did. Platitudes. Promises. Pleadings for a second (or seventh or eleventh or twentieth) chance.
I approached the Christmas season with a healthy amount of dread, as I have previously wrote about in this post. I planned on avoiding all family gatherings and had a great excuse because of the hours I was working the fact that I would… Continue Reading “An unexpectedly blessed Christmas”
I love Christmas music. (You have to have a heart made of wood chips not to!)
The holiday season, for some reason, makes me long to spend time in farm supply stores. Now, you probably just cocked your head to one side like a confused canine as you stared at these words on your screen, so let me explain.
Because I’m working 65+ hours a week between now and Christmas, I gave myself exactly 11 minutes to decorate for the holiday.