• Friendship
  • The Island of Misfit But Perfectly Suited Toys – Or Redeeming Christmas Dinner

    You can’t really blame life for ruining Christmas. But nevertheless, life events certainly risked ruining Christmas – travel for family funerals meant missing other previously scheduled family events. It is, as they say, what it is. Our solution? Invite good friends over for a Christmas meal. We split the cooking and had a veritable feast […]

  • Food
  • The Christmas Spread

    Just a quick look back at our Christmas meal spread from a week ago… Too bad I forgot the mashed potatoes. But otherwise, I think everyone had everything they could have wanted – including three kinds of protein. As well as a mountain of treats and desserts (including two pies not pictured). This just reminds […]