#LIGHTtheWORLD this Christmas

Here’s a wonderful resource if you’re looking for simple, practical ways to bring joy to others and to experience some yourself this Christmas season. My family watched this video last night. Afterward, my teens peppered me […]

The Meaning Behind the Gift

 The first time I witnessed a toy craze was with Tickle Me Elmo in 1996. The shaking, giggling muppet was everywhere—on TV, on the radio, even on early versions of the internet. It was everywhere, […]

Flashback to Christmas

I know, at this time of year, no one’s really thinking of the Christmas holidays. But an experience I had this season keeps coming back to me. I was at my son, Drake’s, elementary school […]

Christmas Shopping, Arachnid Stopping Warrior

Spider by bunnygoth flickr creative commons I know it doesn’t seem right to be talking about spiders with Christmas just around the corner. But I saw the Hobbit last night, which by the way, was […]