A Year In England – December – Lockerbie

December 1988 – The short days of winter, which have never been my favorite, made lighter by  Christmas decorations. After several years of having a four-foot tall artificial tree on my dining table, a live tree stood in the middle of the combination lounge/dining room. Decorated with borrowed lights and tinsel, some of my jewelry, … Read more A Year In England – December – Lockerbie

Candy Canes: A Personal Essay

There were always candy canes in our stockings on Christmas morning. According to Momma, Santa not only put gifts under the tree, he also filled our stockings and left a candy cane at the top. Each December, we pulled our stockings out with the rest of the Christmas decorations. Handmade for us by Grandma, we … Read more Candy Canes: A Personal Essay