Learning to Love Your Crazy

“Everybody’s a little bit crazy sometimes, Mama” – A precocious seven year-old who resides at our house Both my husband and I stopped the busy-Tuesday-morning stuff we were doing and agreed with her, “You’re right, honey. Everybody¬†is absolutely a little crazy sometimes.” I’d like to expand that insightful generalization to include this: We all want […]

How to Throw the Perfect Party for One

  Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller December 29th, 2013   The last of the family left yesterday after a raucous, amazing, fun-filled […]

14 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

  It’s a membership to the Jelly of the Month Club!   Christmas¬†movies are a great way to get into the swing of the season. I’ve included some of my faves below – some of which are absolutely predictable (and delightful in their predictability) and some are the kind you can forget are even holiday […]