To work — To home — And back — This life I live is not the one I chose. I was told there would be streets paved with gold. But all I’ve seen are streets with cold souls. I’m lost … Continue reading Evening traffic
Real or artificial? Fir or birch? Spruce or pine? Inside or outside? It’s hard to imagine a Christmas without the ever-present tree. Rockefeller Plaza Christmas tree lighting is an annual symbol of the holidays in New York City, a sign … Continue reading The Origin of Christmas Trees 🎄
Why do we celebrate Christmas in December? “Io Saturnalia!” was the seasonal greeting which would have echoed across most of Europe 2,000 years ago and not “Merry Christmas”. It has long been a tradition to celebrate winter festivals. The winter … Continue reading Io Saturnalia!
Inspired by this week’s Photo Challenge by the Daily Post. “Show us what “gone, but not forgotten” means to you.” One of the highlights of my year was finally getting to visit King Richard’s Faire. Every year I plan to … Continue reading Gone, But not forgotten
Yay! The thought of December gets me good and giddy with glee. I look forward to partying, eating, and generally goofing off. It’s the silly season and I’ll use that as any excuse for why I’m not my usual industrious self. … Continue reading 10 Reasons I’m Excited It’s December 🎄