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In Others’ Words: Honouring Christmas

In Others’ Words: Honouring Christmas

  “I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens *1812-1870), English writer   December starts tomorrow — and with it, so does my month-long break from social media. Last year was the first time I took an entire month off from blogging and tweeting and Facebook-ing. And I’ll tell you this: I savo... Read More »

In Others’ Words: The Best Advice

In Others’ Words: The Best Advice

  I think the encouragement to keep reading is good advice for anyone, don’t you? I certainly never lack for books to read … and while sometimes I just read for pleasure, there are certain books that have influenced me greatly, changing my thoughts about life and about myself. There are any number of quotes about advice: “No one can give you better advice than yourself.̶... Read More »

In Others’ Words: All is Calm

In Others’ Words: All is Calm

As I look into to the coming week, I’m anticipating my son’s arrival home … and my youngest daughter’s 16th birthday on Christmas Eve … and yes, Christmas Day! In an effort to embrace those three little words “All is calm,” I’m taking a break from social media, including my blog, until after the New Year. I’ll see you back here on Tuesday, Janu... Read More »