December 29, 2014
by Tricia

The best Christmas yet

It’s quiet, save for the toddler’s light snoring behind me and the Jazz flowing from the speakers, the melodies that lull them to sleep. We’re conferring about directions in hushed tones and holding our breath each time we stop for more »

December 18, 2014
by Tricia

Holiday Calm & Fatigue

We’re close. Can you feel it? One week. And, of course, two weeks. I’ve always loved how Christmas Day and New Years Day are exactly a week a part. When I was young it spoke to the part of me more »

December 16, 2014
by Tricia
1 Comment

Diyas, Dreidels, and Baby Jesus

She fell in love with Baby Jesus around this time last year. We hadn’t talked about him much. But stumbling upon him is inevitable this time of year. She’d picked up a book about the nativity during a rainy afternoon more »

December 3, 2014
by Tricia


The truth? Our Thanksgiving was ok. Yes, that’s it. Just ok. We had our roast beef and everyone ate. We had a lovely meal and, as planned, we didn’t spend time urging bites. Eating together was, as predicted, quite lovely. more »