Farewell 2010

It’s hard to believe that 2010 has come to an end and a new decade begins in a matter of hours. So we ask the question: Where has the time gone? Why is it that as we age that time seems pass by faster? Wasn’t it just yesterday that my daughter was just...

Lamenting the loss of Christmas music

I listened to a regional radio station throughout December that played nothing but Christmas music — and the occasional Hanukkah songs by Adam Sandler. I think the music stopped at midnight Monday. I was listening until about 11 p.m. Sunday, and the following...

Remembering and anticipating

Christmas Eve has arrived. Ready or not, Christmas will be here in a matter of hours. As I sit and blog this early afternoon (1:30 p.m. EST Dec. 24) , the malls and grocery stores are more than likely packed with last-minute shoppers still scouring for the perfect...