Tag Archive: Christmas

Take it to the Bank

In the afterglow of Christmas and New Year’s lights, the reality hits us. How much did we spend? The friendly clerks had perfect gifts pre-packaged and wrapped so we would not have to figure out what to give Aunt Sally or Cousin Bob. We handed out gifts like we were personal Santas until we were […]

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

The Accidental Tree I accidently bought a Christmas tree last October at a garden nursery in Dallas, even though I didn’t intend to buy one until later during the holidays. It was a little off-season and unexpected to find this 9-foot tree standing tall among a small forest of other artificial trees. Its miniature pine […]

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