Writing in the Now

My twins celebrate an October birthday while my oldest lights her birthday candles in January. In my family, these birthdays bookend the holidays. When Cupcake and Chunk open their presents, it’s almost as if it’s really time to open the holiday season, starting with Halloween with Thanksgiving on its heels and then Christmas followed by […]

Holiday Thursday: Ringing in the New Year with Writing, Reading, and Family

I’m not a big believer in New Year’s resolutions. When I was a kid, I’d always make the same resolutions and never follow through for more than a month. Now that I’m older, I try to change things when I see I need to change something rather than wait for a new calendar to start […]