Life Gifts and Christmas Gifts

This is the season of giving gifts and the season of remembering life's gifts. I can't count the times I've been asked what I want, can you? It is always the same answer for me, the one the the listener is never happy with - I don't want anything. I've given this inner feeling to one of my characters, a grandmother … Continue reading Life Gifts and Christmas Gifts

Finding the Calm Sea in the Holiday Storm

Family, lack of family--either one can be a cause of anxiety during the holiday season. Where the happy memories live, the loney ones also lurk around the corner and always seem to come visit this time of year, no matter how careful and festive the planning. What to give, whether to buy, and floods of commercial … Continue reading Finding the Calm Sea in the Holiday Storm