Preparing for Christmas, I find my mind wandering every different direction. I look back on the holidays of the past. I still remember the Christmas I went to visit my grandparents in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and discovered that Santa wore …

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It’s Christmas. No getting around it. No more putting off the decorating or shopping. Get out that reindeer sweater and your jingle-bell earrings. Find Grandma’s divinity recipe and build that gingerbread house. It’s time for merriment. Parties, plays, choir concerts …

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November and December are typically wonderful months for movie-watching, because producers try very hard to get out as many family-friendly films and award contenders as possible before the end of the year. They know that kids are home from school, …

A Movie for Christmas Read more »

I’m procrastinating a bit this year. Usually I conform to a strict routine of decorating for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving, and leaving all the festoons up until New Year’s Day. Well, if you read my last blog, you know …

‘Tis the Season Read more »