2024 — Time for Branching Out

2024 — Time for Branching Out

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree. Yes, I’m talking about that tree you’ve been enjoying for weeks and have already taken down or are about to take down. Let me share a bit about our beloved Christmas trees before we start branching out in 2024. Did you know that...

Santa Claus in Summer?

I once met a summertime Santa Claus. I have a photo to prove it. Back in the day, say when I was about five, my family drove from Nebraska to Colorado. I remember fuzzy bits and pieces of that trip, but my favorite memory is meeting Santa Claus at the North Pole...
The Hottest Unexpected Gifts of 2019

The Hottest Unexpected Gifts of 2019

‘Tis the season for buying and receiving the hottest gifts of the season. There’s FitTrack, “the world’s smartest medical scale,” for adults to Baby Shark Fingerlings and Hatching Toothless Baby Dragon for kids. And everything in between. But what about the hottest...
A True Feel-Good Story

A True Feel-Good Story

Most of us appreciate a feel-good story. The holiday season is replete with feel-good stories of generosity and kind gestures. Well, have I got a feel-good story for you! This morning while searching my computer files, I ran across a 2012 CNN article about a...