Snow. The New Year blessed us with a wonderful weekend of snow in January. Snow in our southern coastal area is an invitation to slow down and stay home. City officials urge everyone to stay off the roads unless travel … Continue reading Savoring January
I started writing December Snapshots during the month of December, hoping to write closer to life, instead of my usual practice of looking back via my camera phone pictures and my datebook. On the one hand, I like going back … Continue reading December Snapshots
I have been looking, but so far, I haven’t found anything that I like as well for a New Year’s prayer as this prayer attributed to Oswald of Northumbria that I featured in a post a few years ago. It seems to cover just about everything. I find it fascinating that an Anglo-Saxon king and recent convert to Christianity can write a prayer that resonates over a millennia later. As I jot down my New Year’s resolutions, and some of them for the umpti-umpth time, it occurs that I might have a better chance at attaining my goals, and achieving … Continue reading Praying for the New Year
Innocents Song Who’s that knocking on the window, Who’s that standing at the door, What are all those presents Laying on the kitchen floor? Who is the smiling stranger With hair as white as gin, What is he doing with … Continue reading The Innocents Song
Merry Christmas from The Garners! Thanks for stopping by! Continue reading A Blessed Messiah born
The hectic call to decorate for Christmas from the fabulous musical, Mame, never fails to stream on my mental playlist come December. Out of necessity, we sit … Continue reading Deck that Evergreen, Now!