May holiday spirit be with you all year round

December 24, 2022
I've had reason to think long and hard about holiday spirit this season and even to have a discussion about it with a dear friend. So here's what I want to say: We...

Retro holiday reminiscences & our favorite Boomers wei...

December 12, 2022
I love this retro holiday scene that has to be familiar to some of us early Baby Boomer because it looks like a card from a bygone era, doesn't it? And oh, how I long...

No matter how you celebrate

December 24, 2021
...wear a mask. Wishing you happy holidays and a brighter new...

’tis the season

December 25, 2020

My wish for you and yours

December 24, 2019
Whether your holidays have come and gone or you are looking forward to them, I hope your season is filled with peace, love and...

How to make a house guest feel welcome

November 17, 2017
It's holiday time and that  means friends and family join together, sometimes overnight. Do you look forward to it? Dread it?  Either way, you'll be host or hostess...

Be a good holiday house guest

November 16, 2017
' "Tis the season for house guests.As if the holidays weren't hard enough. Oh, I know, you love to visit kith and kin. But sometimes you sense, well, an underlying...

Home for the holidays survival guide

November 13, 2017
It's ironic that the so-called "happiest time of the year" can actually be the most stressful.  There's something about being home for the holidays that can bring out...

Surviving the holidays

December 13, 2016
Having read all your posts about family gatherings during which tensions ran high, I realize it's time to revive last year's post about surviving family and friends for...

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2016

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