Archive for December, 2012

It’s New Year’s Eve, and we’re keeping it simple.  This month has been a blur – a real emotional doozy!  And as far as I’m concerned – it’s out with the old (oh – the
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The lyrics of this song have always been uplifting.  And just the melody by itself – well it’s one of those tunes that gets stuck in my head and I find myself humming.  Last week,
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It’s the night before Christmas, and on the old stonewall in front of the house, not a creature was stirring – just the twinkling of twenty-six candle filled mason jars. Christmas Eve Candles for Sandy
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What a tough week.  Mega understatement.  Here in Newtown, everything has changed.  But the overwhelming outpouring of love and good will on our little community has been, and continues to be, of the utmost importance
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Defining moments


Connecticut Country House

Late Monday I shared a posting that took a long time to compose and took a lot out of me.  I was hoping it would be a cathartic moment.  And as much as I wish
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Hello my dear readers. I write today’s posting with a very heavy heart.  Here I sit staring at my monitor, writing, re-writing, staring some more, and wondering if this 245-year old country house has ever
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For all my friends in the midst of celebrating a joyous week of Hanukkah – Happy Hanukkah! This elegant little cookie my Hungarian cousin, Judith, taught me to make earlier this year on Homemaker2words.com. is a play on
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I know we’re all in more of a holiday frame of mind, and I do hate to bum out the holly jolly vibe, but just for a moment, I need to get an urgent message
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