Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas!

I know, I’m a grown up. I should get a real Nativity set. But this darling Playmobil one was inexpensive, colorful, and has lasted for years. I had a couple friends over for a Christmas Eve dinner last night, and … Continue reading

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All I Want For Christmas…

Dear Santa, I’ve been awfully good this year, and I hope it’s not to late to get you my wish list. Sorry this took so long. I still have to turn in grades from my community college course, and I’ve … Continue reading

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Another Colorful Year…

I got another Christmas present – for me! I know it seems rather grinchy, but who else is better acquainted with what I want? I’m a sucker for the Kate Spade wall calendar. The monthly themes and whimsical designs add … Continue reading

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I wrote a Christmas play! My friend Amy Jensen organized a performance with her friend Nathan Christensen and me. She called it, “Santapplause,” as all three of our pieces related in some way to Christmas. Nathan has a Masters degree … Continue reading

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The Happiness Project

I picked up this book on a whim at the library, and I couldn’t put it down. ¬†It’s written by a woman named Gretchen Rubin who spent a year trying to make herself happier. She worked on a new set … Continue reading

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Oh Christmas Tree

“Charlie Brown called. He wants his tree back.” That’s what my brother Aaron said when he saw my little baby Christmas bush. You see, we come from Seattle, where Christmas trees are 6 feet at the low end, and cost … Continue reading

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