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This Time of Year

It must be this time of year. Today, I cried looking at my son’s Santa pictures.  Each one fantastic, but together…they show how quickly my son is growing up. I cried as I watched the newest Apple commercial.  You know the one where it looks like the teenager could care less and then…he really cares … Continue reading

The Translation of the Holiday Letter

If you are a fan of Seinfeld, you will remember the episode where Elaine keeps promoting the fatigue-wearing Eddie from the mail room.  Eddie’s ideas for the Peterman catalog were a little…intense.  Elaine would  take Eddie’s violent war images and wordsmith them to come up with a suitable ad for the catalog. Watch for yourself … Continue reading

Where are you Cindy-Lou Who?

Recently, I wrote about a challenging holiday season.  The Tall and The Small was that story. What I shared in that piece is that when you are experiencing real grief and possibly life-altering chaos during the holidays, it is a strange feeling.  It is supposed to be the happiest time of the year. Supposed to be. … Continue reading