Category: Christmas

Tree-Free Christmas

The Christmases of my childhood were rather simple affairs. Our tree was always a cedar tree, cut from family or friends’ easily-accessible property. Ornaments were also simple. I remember a couple of boxes of...

Yes, You Van

In last year’s Christmas card, we explained that after experiencing the realities of towing a travel trailer we decided we might prefer an Adventure Van for our road trips. We ordered the van from...

Why Instagram?

New Year’s Day 2021 marked the beginning of a family history experiment on Instagram. I had tried sharing family history before. I’ve emailed info, shared Google photo albums, texted info, shared my ancestry.com family...

Thankful for the Holidays!

2020 holiday season sure looks different. Much like the March-October feeling of days/weeks/months blending into one loooooooong day, we find our holidays are doing something similar. there is a very different feel to this...

Tis the Season

Deck the Hall with boughs of holly……and crystal reindeer, and Santas, and lights and you have the most wonderful time of the year with the folks at the Arlington Senior Center. Once again, I...

Jolly {Little} Elf

 “…..a right jolly old Elf, and I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself.” As if this baby boy wasn’t cute enough the day we shot his Christmas pics, looking back at...