Surrogates

I’ve always loved Christmas! From the time I was a child through my son’s and daughter’s growing up years, we gathered as a family to pick out the tree and decorate the house. We made Christmas cookies and prepared special meals while singing Christmas carols, and we...

When I’m worried

When I’m worried and I can’t sleep,  I count my blessings instead of sheep.  And I fall asleep counting my blessings.  That might have worked for Irving Berlin and Bing Crosby, but I use a different technique. Whenever this New England Eeyore senses that something bad...