‘Twas the Day After Christmas

‘Twas the day after Christmas and all through the place, the din of the last day, now a quieter space. The presents are stacked, although all now unwrapped, and the family—well, they really could use a nap. The children were playing with all their new toys, while they remembered gladly the fun and the noise. We sat with […]

Unpacking Christmas

I’ve been unpacking Christmas decorations. The boxes of ornaments hold many treasures. There are the little drummer boys that my mother made with Sara and Erin about thirty years ago. There’s the ornament Larry gave me the year we got married. There are fragile glass decorations and precious works of art that say, “best Nana […]