Gimme a beat

Ever since he hit the drums and cymbals with a local band over the summer, my son wanted a drum set. Every time he had the chance to talk to Santa Claus, he would mention that musical instrument as his top gift choice.  It ranked at the top of his Christmas list,...

Maybe next year, but really?

Three days away, and nowhere near ready. This sounds way too familiar, but so does the vow to do it earlier and better next year. I awoke mid-morning to head downstairs and add a strand of lights to the bottom part of the pre-lit tree. The lights in that section...