Advent 2020: Day 10

  Good morning! Hope everyone is doing well so far as we creep ever-closer to Friday.  Tonight the Jewish holiday of Chanukah begins at sundown. As a child, my elementary school made sure that we sang both Christmas and Chanukah songs including the hauntingly beautiful \”In the Window\” that has stuck with me all these years. (Yes,Continue reading “Advent 2020: Day 10”

Advent Calendar 2019: Day 22

Good morning and tonight Happy Chanukah to our Jewish friends! Speaking of Chanukah, when was the last time that you read the history of the 8 days? If you prefer the history to music with a Star Wars twist, be sure to check out these guys! In keeping with the Jewish Festival of Lights, here isContinue reading “Advent Calendar 2019: Day 22”

Advent Calendar 2017: Day 12

Good Morning! I know that we\’ve already enjoyed a version of \”I Saw Three Ships\” but The Piano Guys recently released a version all their own with 500,000 Christmas lights twinkling along to the music. It\’s difficult not to smile while watching this one. I hope it makes your day light and bright! Have aContinue reading “Advent Calendar 2017: Day 12”

Advent Calendar 2016: Day 24

Happy Christmas Eve!  Enjoy a little funny courtesy of Charles Schulz as the last-minute Christmas preparations go on:  Source: Peanuts by Charles Schulz, December 24, 2015 Via @GoComics: One of the many great comics you can read for free at!Also, Happy Chanukah! How cool that the two days coincide this year?! Have a wonderful day,Continue reading “Advent Calendar 2016: Day 24”

5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition

Still ours the dance, the feast, the glorious Psalm, The mystic lights of emblem, and the Word.                                    -Emma Lazarus, \”The Feast of Lights\” First of all, I wish all my Jewish brothers and sisters a happy and peaceful Chanukah! (For those who don\’t know, Chanukah begins at sundown on December 8th this year) So, it\’sContinue reading “5 Things: Maintaining Sanity Edition”