Hope smiles…

For some reason, this year, I’m intensely aware that the year is coming to a close.  It has been a wonderful year, but also a difficult one in many ways.  I find myself looking back in gratitude….and forward in hope.  Not a bad place to be, don’t you think? ….ps. don’t you just love this quote from Tennyson?

Christmas Star

Look at the stars. See their beauty. And in that beauty, see yourself.

Wishing you all a very happy Christmas!


Magical Christmas…

Do you remember when Christmas was magical? I mean really, really magical.  When thoughts of Father Christmas made you jump in anticipation?  When there was nothing better than lying under a tree filled with lights? When cards were best handmade and carols were meant to be sung off-key…creatively? When there were no to-do lists…only time to be together.

Wishing you and yours a Christmas filled with just a little bit of this magic.  And thank you…for following along and looking.  Happy Christmas!