Tag Archives: Christmas

Wish List 2014

The more I understand my fundamental wants, the less sense my wish list makes. We should give gifts to each other every day, but buying that many things is impractical for anyone who has to spend time earning a living. … Continue reading

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I Miss The Mall

I miss the mall. Having said that I wonder if I’ll be shunned in my small town.  But let me finish. I haven’t been to the mall in years, and that was because they have an Apple store and I … Continue reading

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Maritime Ties

My condolences to those people who have birthdays close to Christmas. It is so easy for them to miss out on gifts. I, however, am lucky enough to have my birthday in January; which means that whatever I didn’t get … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 16

I wondered how this timing would feel. Christmas was the 16 month anniversary of my job search. (Step back through the months by following the earlier posts.) The short version: No job yet. The longer version: There are some intriguing … Continue reading

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Christmas Wishes 2012

And what do you want for Christmas? How many kids enjoy the boxes more than the presents? I’m the sort that likes the simple. Maybe that’s because I’ve never received the resort vacations, a new car with a big red … Continue reading

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Ending Or Beginning

It’s not over yet! Please, could the media hold off on the best and worst of 2012? The year isn’t over yet. There’s such a rush to be the first to critique and review anything that many don’t wait to … Continue reading

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Gifting Mirrors

Some gifts are as good to give as they are to get. Some don’t even have a price. ‘Tis the season, and this season is unique. I’ve never done so little shopping. I’m giving out presents, but more of them … Continue reading

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Year End Celebration

Last night I attended my first Hanukkah. Latkes were eaten. (Thank you spell check.) The candles were lit. A song was sung. I appreciated the invite to such a multi-cultural setting. Friends share simple pleasures and that is sweet and fun. … Continue reading

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Local Shopping

I applaud my neighbor.  She probably didn’t have any agenda in mind. She wasn’t driving around with Shop Local bumper stickers on her car. But she shopped local and barely budged her carbon footprint. She got in her electric golf … Continue reading

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