|a note from EJ December 23, 2014|
I love the holidays! I look forward to the holidays, thinking of all the special food, getting reacquainted with old friends and even older family, and of course some people seem to go out of the way to be nice. It’s fun to see people think twice as they race out the door to hold …Read More...
|Tagged with: christmas * daily life * holiday music * music * new years * remembrance|
|a note from EJ December 12, 2014|
If there is one thing I don’t like are labels, because labels have a tendency to still stick even after the meaning for the label has gone. When I was a kid, every kid had a label, whether they wanted it or not. Some were good: brainiac, nerd (I suppose that is OK now, not …Read More...
|Tagged with: baseball * daily life * gay * label * racism * remembrance * sports|
|Ugly Christmas Tree?|
|a note from EJ December 8, 2014|
Reading, PA, a town from whence my mail arrives, hit the national headlines regarding an “ugly Christmas tree” placed at the town square at 5th and Penn Streets. Immediately the local press dubbed it a “Charley Brown” Christmas tree because of it sparseness. It’s been called all sorts of names from pathetic to wimpy. Almost …Read More...
|Tagged with: Charley Brown * christmas * christmas tree * daily life * history * Holiday * movies * reading PA|
|It’s that time|
|a note from EJ December 5, 2014|
Have a safe and happy holiday season!Read More...
|Tagged with: christmas * daily life * Holiday * new years|
|Time Passes On|
|a note from EJ December 1, 2014|
I am no stone. I don’t have my head buried in the sand thinking that I or my relatives will live forever. There is never a good time for death, but the beginning of the holiday season is particularly unpleasant. First, the holidays are supposed to be bringing family together, not separating them forever. Many …Read More...
|Tagged with: aunt betty * death * family * remembrance * time|