Monthly Archives: December 2011

If you happen to see this guy today …

Wish him a happy birthday. I found the perfect birthday card that talks about how he is the person who is always doing things for everyone else, which is so true. His generosity began at birth when he decided to … Continue reading

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Still smiling from a great Christmas

For the first time in at least five years I am working this week, the one between Christmas and New Years. The big Thanksgiving trip took up every last bit of vacation time I had left so I had no … Continue reading

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Paying it forward

First off, Merry (belated) Christmas! Better late than never, right?! The late wishes are only appropriate as I received a very nice late Christmas gift I was humbled to receive from fellow blogger http://thebeautifullifeofthetravelingwife.wordpress.com She included me in her list … Continue reading

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Traveler on the Run’s 2011 Christmas letter

I’ve never been a big fan of the Christmas newsletter. I was reminded why last weekend when some dear friends read to us a letter they received. If the sender only knew what laughs the letter generated — not because … Continue reading

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Christmas spirit came after all!

The Christmas spirit finally made an appearance, starting last Friday! After giving up on making sure everything is done to perfection, I just decided to let go and enjoy the season and not worry about what doesn’t get done. That … Continue reading

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Just not feeling it

It’s never taken much to get me in the Christmas spirit. It usually starts early in the season (I’ve been known to start listening to Christmas music sometime around Halloween) and it usually lasts days into the New Year until … Continue reading

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Getting Christmastized

Every year since I can remember, by the Sunday after Thanksgiving, the house is completely decked out for Christmas with a fully-decorated tree, stockings hung, lights strung outside and Christmas DVDs stacked next to the TV ready to be played. … Continue reading

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