Tag Archives: Christmas tree

Imagination + Generosity = Magic

  A week ago, two of my kids returned from their bicycle ride to report that there was a decorated Christmas tree on a small local pier.  What ?! My daughter and I drove by the pier that night–I could … Continue reading

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Spreading Our Light

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.…”~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The front yard of our new home is bordered by a very tall, brooding row of hemlocks.  If we had our druthers, we would cut down … Continue reading

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Of Toppling Christmas Trees: Santa Hat Chronicles

Tonight, after the family had finally gathered on December 23rd, we decorated our Christmas tree.  We had looked forward for quite awhile to this increasingly infrequent time together. Lovely ritual, lovely tree. Fifteen minutes later, from the kitchen, I heard … Continue reading

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reverie at sunset

how strange it feels and lovely just to sit here for five minutes not washing soiled dishes lounging lazily by the sink not folding or fixing anything or anyone nor mending a heart (except, perhaps, my own), listening at long last to … Continue reading

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