Tag Archives: holidays

Packing Memories – Amanda – 1/27/2016

Packing Memories January 27, 2015 I finally put away our Christmas decorations this past weekend. I’d wanted to take them down on January 9, the first weekend after Twelfth Night, but I yielded to pleas for “just one more week” … Continue reading

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Plea for a Friend — Kerry – 11/30/2015

Plea for a Friend November 30, 2015 I spent today putting up Christmas decorations. I’ve lost some to our continued flooding. Water is insidious, and it breeds mold and mildew. Still, we put together a little tree, hung stockings, and … Continue reading

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Uproar over a Cup — Kerry – 11/23/2015

Uproar over a Cup November 23, 2015 Starbucks. The people purveying expensive, addictive, and delicious coffee find themselves the center of a free advertising campaign – I mean controversy. Why? Their cups. In previous years, Starbucks decorated their cardboard with … Continue reading

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Shani Beard 12/7/2014 – Remember their Intentions

This week’s guest writer is Shani Beard. Shani is originally from Houston, Texas and has lived in Little Rock, Arkansas for 10 years. She has been married for 25 years and has 3 children. She stayed home with the kids … Continue reading

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Colleen 11/28/2014 – Two Empty Chairs

Two Empty Chairs 28 November 2014 Dawn breaks over a snow-covered view as I review the aftermath of another holiday. Beyond my window, an unsullied blanket of powdery crystals shields the growth of the past year. Quiet accompanies the muted … Continue reading

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Colleen 10/10/2014 – Bah Humbug!

10 October 2014 Dear Colleen, Oh boy. It’s the time of year that puts a curdle in your stomach and a sneer on your lips. Yeah, you know what I mean. The marathon of holidays has begun, and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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