And of course it is moments like these, all knitted together in one fine tapestry, that make me unspeakably grateful to be living this artful life, on this priceless land, in this remarkably rich part of the world.
Christmas is not about hustle and bustle for me. I don’t have a list of things I must do. Instead I’m spending Christmas making Date Nut Bread and Sweet Cream Biscuits and Mincemeat Pie.
“The average American will spend $646.00 this year on Christmas presents. Many of which presents people don’t want or need or even care to receive.”
“Isn’t it ironic that so much depression occurs around the holidays – theoretically the time of joy and goodwill? Not to mention all out, over the top stress. And dread… “
Everything was as I thought it would be: soft, sumptuous, embracing, delicious… But some things are meant to be kept as sweet memories and not shared with the world…