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
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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 »

November 26, 2014
by Tricia

Thank you

I haven’t been here on a Friday in weeks. Maybe it’s months by now. It’s not, of course, that I don’t have anything to be grateful for. Just the opposite is true. But I haven’t made the time. I’ve always more »

November 19, 2014
by Tricia

A Thanksgiving Roast Beef

“What should we do for Thanksgiving this year?” he asked as we drove along, each of us gazing out the window, watching the world pass by as we made our way home. We had already declined invitations and decided to more »