Category Archives: Holiday

I’m Thankful For

I have wonderful Children, and for this Thanksgiving they made a list. Sparkling Apple Cider Turkey Rolls Cranberry Sauce Deviled Eggs Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Pie Olives Stuffing Mashed Potatoes Celery with cream cheese Sauteed Green Beans Eggnog Crackers and Cheese … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Christmas

Every year I struggle to feel that magic of "Christmas" it's very easy to blame that emptiness on the horrid desert.  (Serious, no snow … not even cool enough to daydream about turning on the heater.)  but this helped. and … Continue reading

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The Christmas List

For the happiest season of all, there certainly is a lot that has to be done.  It seems that for many people this stuff comes natural, but for me, I'm still just glad if the kids have had 3 regular … Continue reading

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Something to be Thankful For

I like to think that I'm a grateful guy… I was taught from a young age to say thank you and I when I say it now I mean it more than I ever did then. First my oldest daughter … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas Eve

I may have figured it out, I may have finally done it 'right'.   Almost all holidays are stressful for me, there's a great obligation to get things right, a heavy desire to make sure that the experience for the … Continue reading

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Turkey is Poison

Once upon a time, I posted a guide to how to do Thanksgiving Turkey, which is great because I haven't written it anywhere else, so as I stumbled through the grocery store I was able to remind myself what ingredients … Continue reading

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Halloween, and I Lie to Kids

Apperantly, I lie to kids.  Not my own, I'm probably more honest with my own than they could possibly want, but I do seem to lie to other people's children.  I'm not sure why this is, perhaps I feel less obligation … Continue reading

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My Dad Is Awesome

Thank Heaven for special people, who make others feel special. Today at Church the children got a worksheet, that was similar (but not exact) to this: It says “My Dad is Awesome!” Questions are: My Dad’s name is: My Dad … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!

It’s a brand new year! And I couldn’t be MORE EXCITED!!!  Reviewing the past is one thing, but… aside from my occasional tendency to dine on the ashes of the past, I don’t like to live there.  I barely live … Continue reading

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The End… … of 2012

What seems popular at this time of year, is to look back on the year and pick highlights.  As one who doesn’t usually follow the crowd… I’ll do it anyway. 2012 began (definitely a highlight. The Children had Birthdays!!! Finding … Continue reading

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