Tags » Stress At Christmas

My first Christmas abroad - Part 1

(the back story on my Christmas beliefs)

Bah humbug.
Yeah, that’s what most of the world’s Christmas lovers would say about me.
I prefer to think of myself more as an… 786 more words

Dominican Republic

Split down the middle

I feel of two minds about news from our son.

He wrote to tell us that things weren’t going well at the start-up company for which he works in Florida. 477 more words


An Honest Look At Christmas

What does it mean to have a ‘merry Christmas’? Why are we expected to be so merry?  I ponder this as I sit here in my living-room having finally brought in our Christmas tree from the garage along with all the other boxes and plastic storage containers containing our various assortments of Christmas ornaments and decorations.   727 more words


4 Reasons Why I'm NOT celebrating Christmas!

Before the kids had time to sink their teeth into Halloween candy, Christmas tunes were blasting through the radio waves. What? Really? Even my 10-year old daughter was shocked at this. 649 more words